91st PA--descriptive roll of company F, part 1

First descriptive roll for company F, entries 1 through 20

Descriptive roll entries
first roll, 1 to 20
first roll, 21 to 40
first roll, 41 to 60
first roll, 61 to 80
first roll, 81 to 100
first roll, 101 to 113
second roll, 1-20
second roll, 21-47

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[source: Descriptive book, company F, 91st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, National Archives and Records Administration]
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[NO.] 1

[NAMES] Francis Henry

[AGE.] 30

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 9 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Sandy

[EYES.] Light

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Bk Binder

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct 2 /61

[WHERE.] Philadelphia

[BY WHOM.] Capt Dye USA

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Promoted to 1st Lieut Augst 5th 1862 [?]


[NO.] 2

[NAMES] Nugent James

[AGE.] 29 [? could be 27]

[HEIGHT.] 5 7

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Light

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Penna

[OCCUPATION.] [blank]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 24 /61

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Dye USA

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Reduced to the Ranks June 10th 1862 from Sergt


[NO.] 3

[NAMES] Michaels William

[AGE.] 20

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 10 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Gray

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Pennsyl

[OCCUPATION.] Pap. Hang.

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 24 /61

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Lieut Murphy P.V.

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Promoted to 1st Sergt Augst 5th - 62

Promoted to 2d Lt Oct 11 /62


[NO.] 4

[NAMES] Hess, Samuel H.

[AGE.] 33

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 5 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light [?]

[EYES.] Gray

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Machinist

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Octobr 15 /61

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Lieut Pierce USA

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Reduced to the Ranks Sept 4 /62 from Sergt

Transfered to Invalid Corps March 12th [?] 1864


[NO.] 5

[NAMES] Etter, James M

[AGE.] 40

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 6 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Tailor

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 25 /61

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Dye USA

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Reduced to Ranks Augst 5th /62

Discharged Augst 20 /62


[NO.] 6

[NAMES] Sweeny James ['James' seems to be written over another name]

[AGE.] 24

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 7 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Paisely Scotland

[OCCUPATION.] Moulder

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 23 /61

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Smith USA

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Reduced to Ranks January 18th 1861 [sic]

Deserted March 20 [?] 1862


[NO.] 7

[NAMES] Boyd Robert

[AGE.] 23

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 10 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Brown

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Albany New York

[OCCUPATION.] Moulder

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 23 /61

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Smith USA

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Promoted to 4th Sergt Augst 5th /62

Promoted to 1st Sergt Jany 1st /63

Reduced to the ranks by sentance [sic] of court marshill [sic] 31 March 1863.


[NO.] 8

[NAMES] Smith James

[AGE.] 28

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 7 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Light

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Pennsylv

[OCCUPATION.] Lithograph

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct 3 /61

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Lieut Pierce USA

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Missing since the Battle of Chancellorville Va May 3 /61

Discharged ['for disability' is crossed out here] By reason of Expiration of term of service Nov 2d 1864


[NO.] 9

[NAMES] Beatty Patrick B.

[AGE.] 42

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 6 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Gray

[HAIR.] Dark Gray [?]

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Butcher

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 30 /61

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Dye USA

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Discharged for disability March 13th 1864


[NO.] 10

[NAMES] OConnell Daniel

[AGE.] 21

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 5 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Gray

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Mould[er]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 23 /61

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Smith USA

[TERM.] 3 Years.

[REMARKS.]

Promoted to 5th Sergt Augst 5th /62

Deserted April 28th /64


[NO.] 11

[NAMES] Zehender John C.

[AGE.] 33

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 4 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Wurtemberg Germany

[OCCUPATION.] Agent

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] October 15 /61

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Bell USA

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Second Enlistment

Promoted to 2d Sergt June 11 /62

Sergt John C Zehender Discharged for Disability 14 of January 1863


[NO.] 12

[NAMES] Watkins William E.

[AGE.] 39

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Shoemaker

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 23 /62

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Smith USA

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Second Enlistment

Reduced to Ranks March 4th 1862

Discharged Aprl 2d 1862


[NO.] 13

[NAMES] Brosnahan John G.

[AGE.] 22

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 6 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Dark

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] _ New York

[OCCUPATION.] Machin[ist]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct 15 /61

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Lieut Pierce USA

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Second Enlistment.

Deserted about the 30th Octob. 1861


[NO.] [blank]

[NAMES] Allen John R.

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 6 feet - inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Dark

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Farmer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Nobr 19 /61

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Fetter PV

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Promoted to Corporal Decbr 23d 1861

Promoted to 3d [?] Sergt [?] Sept 5 /62 [?]

Promoted to third Sergt January 1st 1863


[NO.] 14

[NAMES] Keller George A.

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 7 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Barkeep [?]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 24 /61

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Dye USA

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[blank]


[NO.] 15

[NAMES] Weaver William

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Dark

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Baker

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 24 /61

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Dye USA

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Transferred to Capt. Sinix [sic] co D, on Consolidation of the two Regts.


[NO.] 16

[NAMES] Bilherty Joseph F.

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 4 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Dark

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Gunsmith [?]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 23d /61

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Dye USA

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Transferred to Capt Sinix [sic] Co D on Consolidation of the two Regts.


[NO.] 17

[NAMES] Strang Benjamin

[AGE.] 45

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 7 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Light

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Teams[ter]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct. 3 /61

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Lieut Pierce USA

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Discharged by Surgeons Certificate May 6th 1862


[NO.] 18

[NAMES] Alcorn George

[AGE.] 28

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 5 3/4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Dark

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Harrisburg Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Soldier

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct. 2d /1861

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Lieut Pierce USA

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Deserted June 11th 1862 at Alexandria Va

Discharged Aug 21 /63 for disability by Genl Martindale at Wash D.C.


[NO.] 19

[NAMES] Murphy John

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] New York City, New York

[OCCUPATION.] Newsboy

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct 2d /61

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Capt Smith USA

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

Discharged for disability February 7th [?] 1863


[NO.] 20

[NAMES] Foust Henry

[AGE.] 21

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 1/4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Light

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Milton Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Boatma[n]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct 25 /61

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] Lieut Hall P.V.

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Discharged for Disability April 5th 1862


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