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

First descriptive roll for company G, entries 1 through 18

Descriptive roll entries
first roll, 1 to 18
first roll, 19 to 36
first roll, 37 to 54
first roll, 55 to 72
first roll, 73 to 90
first roll, 91-100
second roll, first page
second roll, second page
second roll, third page
second roll, fourth page
second roll, fifth page

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[source: Descriptive book, company G, 91st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, National Archives and Records Administration]
[I have made formatting changes to improve legibility.]
[Because the first line of each page is blank, these pages have only nine entries per page, unlike the other descriptive books]

[NO.] 1

[NAMES] William Spangler

[AGE.] 27

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Lt Brn

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Carp[enter]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 9th 61

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] Capt McAuther [?]

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Discharged for Disability April 17th /63 by order Genl Meade at camp near Falmouth [?] Va


[NO.] 2

[NAMES] William H. H. Hopkins

[AGE.] 21

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 6 1/4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penn

[OCCUPATION.] Paint[er]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 9th 61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Cap McAuther

[TERM.] " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Discharged for Disability April 28th /63 by order of Genl Schenck at Phila


[NO.] 3

[NAMES] Fredrick H. Henry

[AGE.] 21

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 11 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Carp[enter]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 9th 61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] " " [sc. Cap McAuther]

[TERM.] " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Discharged for Disability August 27th 1864 at Phila Penna


[NO.] 4

[NAMES] John L. Evans

[AGE.] 30

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Labo[rer] [?]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 24 /61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Capt Dye

[TERM.] " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

[blank]


[NO.] 5

[NAMES] James Bennard [sic]

[AGE.] 42

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Grey

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Printer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 10th 61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Capt McAuther

[TERM.] " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Discharged on Surgeons certificate by order Genl Montgomery Feby 9th /63


[NO.] 6

[NAMES] Fredrick Lehman

[AGE.] 36

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 7 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Paint[er]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 10th 61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] " " " [sc. Capt McAuther]

[TERM.] " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Transfered [sic] to Invalid corps September 30th 1863 at Washington D.C.


[NO.] 7

[NAMES] Nathan Heyser

[AGE.] 24

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 9 3/4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Montg Co Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Wheelw[right]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 17th 61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Cap Smith

[TERM.] " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Died at Sharpsburg Md Nov 6th 1862 of Typhoid Fever


[NO.] 8

[NAMES] James C. Sunderland

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 1/4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penn

[OCCUPATION.] Paperh[anger]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 17th /61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] " " " [sc. Cap Smith]

[TERM.] " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Discharged for disability Oct 3rd 1862


[NO.] 9

[NAMES] Amos Truman

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 3/4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Clerk

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 9th 61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Cap McAuther

[TERM.] " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Discharged on Surgeons Certificate Nov 12 1863


[NO.] 10

[NAMES] John J. Trimble

[AGE.] 20

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 5 1/4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Cecil Co Maryland [the place is written over something else]

[OCCUPATION.] Book ['Book' is written over something, and the rest is lost in the gutter]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Nov 1st 61

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] Lt Gregory ['Lt Gregory' is written over something else]

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Discharged Aug 20th 1862 by order of Gen Wadsworth he having received a commis at 1st Lt in 12th N.J.V.


[NO.] 11

[NAMES] Francis Higgins

[AGE.] 22

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 2 3/4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Lt Brn

[WHERE BORN.] Wilmington Del

[OCCUPATION.] Coach [the rest is lost in the gutter; the visible part of the next letter does not look like an 'm']

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct 21st 61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Capt Bell

[TERM.] " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Discharged Nov 2 /64 - Expiration of term of service


[NO.] 12

[NAMES] John Edgar Jr

[AGE.] 22

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 6 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Dk Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Book [the rest is lost in the gutter; the visible part of the next letter looks like an 'f']

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct 9th 61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Lieut Peirce

[TERM.] " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Mustered as 1st Lieut of Co. G to date from Nov 1st 1864


[NO.] 13

[NAMES] Robert Heberton

[AGE.] 27 [?]

[HEIGHT.] [blank]

[COMPLEXION.] [blank]

[EYES.] [blank]

[HAIR.] [blank]

[WHERE BORN.] [blank]

[OCCUPATION.] [blank]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 17 /61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] " [sc. Lieut Peirce]

[TERM.] " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Mustered into Capt A J Sellers Co G 90th regt and entered by mistake on Capt E J S[ellers] roll of Co G 91st regt


[NO.] 14

[NAMES] Joseph Cook

[AGE.] 44

[HEIGHT.] 6 feet 2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] New Jersey

[OCCUPATION.] Teams[ter]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct 19th 61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Lieut Murphy

[TERM.] " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Discharged on certificate of disability by Order of Maj Genl Sykes Feb 6th /63


[NO.] 15

[NAMES] Thomas E. Coyle

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penn

[OCCUPATION.] Gr [the rest is lost in the gutter]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct 19th 61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Lieut Murphy

[TERM.] " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

[blank]


[NO.] 16

[NAMES] George Getz

[AGE.] 14

[HEIGHT.] 4 feet 7 1/1 [sic]

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Dr [the rest is lost in the gutter]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct 19th 61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Capt Gilbert

[TERM.] " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

[blank]


[NO.] 17

[NAMES] Auman Ruben

[AGE.] 22

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 3 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Schyl haven Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] B [the rest is lost in the gutter]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Nov 15th 61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Leut Hall

[TERM.] " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Deserted August 19th /64 at Mower Hospital Phila Penna


[NO.] 18

[NAMES] Adamson James

[AGE.] 21

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Lancashire Eng

[OCCUPATION.] [most is lost in the gutter; it seem to begin 'Bl']

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 9th 61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Cap McAuther

[TERM.] " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Discharged for disability Aug 8th 1862 by surgeon in Charge of Fairfax Seminary Hospital Va


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