91st PA--descriptive roll of company E, part 9

Descriptive roll for company E (entries 161 to 179)

Descriptive roll entries
1 to 20
21 to 40
41 to 60
61 to 80
81 to 100
101 to 120
121 to 140
141 to 160
161 to 179
180 to 197

[I have proofread and edited this file.]
[source: Descriptive book, company E, 91st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, National Archives and Records Administration]
[see the notes before entry 1 for information about when the descriptive roll was written, and about my transcription.]
[related file: summary of ages at enlistment]
[related file: summary of pre-war occupations]
[related file: summary of descriptions (height, complexion, eye and hair color, birthplace)]
[Because a line was left blank between entries 162 and 163, these two pages of the descriptive roll have only 19 entries.]

[NO.] 161

[NAMES] Charles Meyers

[AGE.] 24

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 10 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Philadelphia Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] Trucker

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mar 29 /65

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Parmer

[TERM.] 1 Year

[REMARKS.]

Drafted from 1st Sub. 2nd C.D.

Mustered by Capt Parmer


[NO.] 162

[NAMES] William Weaver

[AGE.] 31

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 10 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Laborer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mar 29 /65

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Parmer

[TERM.] 1 Year

[REMARKS.]

Drafted from 1st Sub. 2nd C.D.

Mustered by Capt Parmer


[NO.] 163

[NAMES] David Leedon

[AGE.] 30

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 5 3/4 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] England

[OCCUPATION.] Grinder

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mar 29 /65

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Leaman

[TERM.] 1 Year

[REMARKS.]

Enlisted as Substitute

Mustered by Capt Leaman


[NO.] 164

[NAMES] James L Mahoney

[AGE.] 33

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 9 1/4 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Dublin Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Laborer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mar 29 /65

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Leaman

[TERM.] 3 Years [sic]

[REMARKS.]

Enlisted as Substitute

Mustered by Capt Leaman


[NO.] 165

[NAMES] Michael Colston [Bates has Conlon]

[AGE.] [blank]

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 1/4 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Fair

[WHERE BORN.] Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Laborer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mar 29 /65

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Palmer

[TERM.] 1 Year

[REMARKS.]

Enlisted as Substitute

Mustered by Capt Palmer


[NO.] 166

[NAMES] Alexander Frazier

[AGE.] [blank]

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 3/4 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Brown [The 'r' seems to be written over an 'l']

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Scottland [sic]

[OCCUPATION.] Printer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mar 29 /65

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Palmer

[TERM.] 1 Year

[REMARKS.]

Enlisted as Substitute

Mustered by Capt Palmer


[NO.] 167

[NAMES] James D Kiernan

[AGE.] 31

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Printer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mar 29 /65

[WHERE.] Norristown Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Yerkes

[TERM.] 1 Year

[REMARKS.]

Enlisted as Substitute

Mustered by Capt Yerkes


[NO.] 168

[NAMES] James Donahue

[AGE.] 22

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 8 Inches [the '8' appears to be written over a '4']

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Laborer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mar 22 /65

[WHERE.] Reading Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Darell

[TERM.] 1 Year

[REMARKS.]

Enlisted as Substitute

Mustered by Capt Darell


[NO.] 169

[NAMES] John Tagan

[AGE.] 21

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 4 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Pedlar [written over something]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mar 21 /65

[WHERE.] Reading Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Darell

[TERM.] 3 Years [sic]

[REMARKS.]

Enlisted as Substitute

Mustered by Capt Darell


[NO.] 170

[NAMES] George Howarth

[AGE.] 19

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Ruddy

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] New York [written above "Ireland", which is crossed out]

[OCCUPATION.] Boatman [written above "Engineer", which is crossed out] [this could be 'Bootman']

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mar 23 /65

[WHERE.] Reading [written above "Phila Pa", which is crossed out]

[BY WHOM.] Capt Darell [written above "Capt Schinder [?]", which is crossed out]

[TERM.] 1 Year

[REMARKS.]

Enlisted as Substitute.

Mustered by Capt Darell [written above "Sch---" [??], which is crossed out]


[NO.] 171

[NAMES] James Ferry

[AGE.] 22

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 3 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Brown

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Saylor [sic]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mar 23 /65

[WHERE.] Norristown Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Yerkes

[TERM.] 1 Year

[REMARKS.]

Enlisted as Substitute

Mustered by Capt Yerkes


[NO.] 172

[NAMES] Christian Brandt [Bates has Brank]

[AGE.] 26

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Germany

[OCCUPATION.] Minor [sic]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mar 22 /65

[WHERE.] Pottsville Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Bowan

[TERM.] 1 Year

[REMARKS.]

Enlisted as Substitute

Mustered by Capt Bowan


[NO.] 173

[NAMES] Patrick Sweeney

[AGE.] 29

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Minor [sic]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mar 22 /65

[WHERE.] Pottsville Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Bowan

[TERM.] 1 Year

[REMARKS.]

Enlisted as Substitute

Mustered by Capt Bowan


[NO.] 174

[NAMES] Henry McWilliams

[AGE.] 33

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 9 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Laborer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mar 23 /65

[WHERE.] Pottsville Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Bowan

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Enlisted as Substitute

Mustered by Capt Bowan


[NO.] 175

[NAMES] Lawrence McGraph

[AGE.] 27

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 4 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Laborer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mar 23 /65

[WHERE.] Pottsville Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Bowan

[TERM.] 1 Year

[REMARKS.]

Enlisted as Substitute

Mustered by Capt Bowan


[NO.] 176

[NAMES] John Heildibrandt

[AGE.] 39

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 1/4 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Prussia

[OCCUPATION.] Miner

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mar 23 /65

[WHERE.] Pottsville Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Bowan

[TERM.] 1 Year

[REMARKS.]

Enlisted as Substitute

Mustered by Capt Bowan


[NO.] 177

[NAMES] John Stein

[AGE.] 22

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 4 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Prussia

[OCCUPATION.] Laborer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mar 24 /65

[WHERE.] Pottsville Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Bowan

[TERM.] 1 Year

[REMARKS.]

Enlisted as Substitute

Mustered by Capt Bowan


[NO.] 178

[NAMES] Richard Roberts

[AGE.] 24

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 9 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Sallow

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Black

[WHERE BORN.] Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Coal Heaver

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mar 24 /65

[WHERE.] Pottsville Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Bowan

[TERM.] 1 Year

[REMARKS.]

Enlisted as Substitute

Mustered by Capt Bowan


[NO.] 179

[NAMES] Charles Keehne

[AGE.] 25

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 5 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Germany

[OCCUPATION.] Teamster

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Mar 24 /65

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Capt Lehman

[TERM.] 1 Year

[REMARKS.]

Enlisted as Substitute

Mustered by Capt Lehman


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