91st PA--descriptive roll of company G, part 4

First descriptive roll for company G, entries 55 through 72

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]
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[Because the first line of each page is blank, these pages have only nine entries per page, unlike the other descriptive books]

[NO.] 55

[NAMES] Obrien John

[AGE.] 43

[HEIGHT.] [blank]

[COMPLEXION.] [blank]

[EYES.] [blank]

[HAIR.] [blank]

[WHERE BORN.] [blank]

[OCCUPATION.] [blank]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Nov 25th 61

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] Cap Sellers

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Deserted from the service Nov 26th 1862 [sic; probably 26 Nov 1861] after getting his clothing he left taking all


[NO.] 56

[NAMES] Osborne Benjamin F.

[AGE.] 18 [written over another number]

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 6 3/8 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Sandy

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Farmer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Dec [?] 1st 61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Lieut Diehl

[TERM.] " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Promoted from ranks to Corpl to date from Nov 1 /64 S.[?]O. no. 104.


[NO.] 57

[NAMES] Pritchett William A.

[AGE.] 21

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 inches

[COMPLEXION.] light

[EYES.] dark

[HAIR.] dark

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] Cunductor [sic]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct 2nd 61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Capt Dye

[TERM.] " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Deserted from the service Oct 2nd 1861


[NO.] 58

[NAMES] Peters Abraham R.

[AGE.] 23

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 9 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Lt Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Columbia Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Watch mk[er] [?]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Nov 6th 61

[WHERE.] " " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Lieut Murphy

[TERM.] " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

[blank]


[NO.] 59

[NAMES] Pilkington George

[AGE.] 28

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 7 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue [?]

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Lancashire Eng

[OCCUPATION.] Minor [sic]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Nov 19th 61

[WHERE.] " " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Cap Gilbert

[TERM.] " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Transfered [sic] to Invalid Corps June 30th 1863 at Washington D.C.


[NO.] 60

[NAMES] Perkins John

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 5 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Weaver

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct 22nd 61

[WHERE.] " " [sc. Phila]

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

[TERM.] " " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Deserted Feb 16th 1864 at Phila Pa having gone home on a vet furlough


[NO.] 61

[NAMES] Roberts Charles W.

[AGE.] 21

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 7 3/4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Sandy

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Clerk

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 10th 61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

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

[TERM.] " " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Discharged by Order of Genl Halleck Special Order No 372 Aug 20 1863 [?]


[NO.] 62

[NAMES] Read Thomas

[AGE.] 19

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 4 3/4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] New Jersey

[OCCUPATION.] Farmer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 13th [?] 61

[WHERE.] " " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Cap Starr

[TERM.] " " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Discharged on Nov 2 /64 Term of service having expired


[NO.] 63

[NAMES] Ruddy Peter B.

[AGE.] 24

[HEIGHT.] [blank]

[COMPLEXION.] [blank]

[EYES.] [blank]

[HAIR.] [blank]

[WHERE BORN.] [blank]

[OCCUPATION.] [blank]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 17th 61

[WHERE.] [blank]

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

[TERM.] " " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

mustered into Capt A. J. Sellers Co. G 90th regt and by mistake entered on Capt E. G. Sellers Co. G 91st regt


[NO.] 64

[NAMES] Rookstool William

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 2 3/4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Chesnut [sic]

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Printer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Nov 20th 61

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] Lt [?] Hall [written above 'Capt Sellers', which may be crossed out]

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

[blank]


[NO.] 65

[NAMES] Reed Samuel T

[AGE.] 28

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 4 1/4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Brown

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Bedford Penn

[OCCUPATION.] Cordwainer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] July 3rd 62

[WHERE.] Philada Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lieut Shiply

[TERM.] " " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

[blank]


[NO.] 66

[NAMES] Riley Francis

[AGE.] 42

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Mixed

[WHERE BORN.] Chester Co Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Farmer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Dec 15th 61

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] Lieut Shipley

[TERM.] " " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Discharged for disability July 14th 1862


[NO.] 67

[NAMES] Selah Henry E.

[AGE.] 20

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 4 3/4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Chesnut [sic]

[WHERE BORN.] Norristown Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Nailor [?]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 9th 61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Capt McAuther

[TERM.] " " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Discharged for disability Feb 6th /63 at Convalescent Camp


[NO.] 68

[NAMES] Selah Samuel N.

[AGE.] 20

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 11 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Dark B.

[WHERE BORN.] Norristown [illegible word] Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Nailor [?]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Nov 21 /61

[WHERE.] " " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Cap Gilbert

[TERM.] " " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Killed in Battle of Gettysburg Pa July 3rd 1863


[NO.] 69

[NAMES] Stanley Edward

[AGE.] 25

[HEIGHT.] [blank]

[COMPLEXION.] [blank]

[EYES.] [blank]

[HAIR.] [blank]

[WHERE BORN.] [blank]

[OCCUPATION.] [blank]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 17 /61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

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

[TERM.] " " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

mustered into Capt A. J. Sellers Co. G 90th regt and by mistake entered on Capt E. G. Sellers Co. G 91st regt


[NO.] 70

[NAMES] Speer John

[AGE.] 38

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 5 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Upper Providence Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Stone Mason

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct 22nd 61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Cap Keyser

[TERM.] " " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Died at camp near Beverly's Ford Va Aug 8th 1863 of appoplexy [?]


[NO.] 71

[NAMES] Sproul William

[AGE.] 42

[HEIGHT.] 6 feet - inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Chesnut [sic]

[WHERE BORN.] Antrim Co Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Laborer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Oct 24th 61

[WHERE.] " " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Lieut Gregory

[TERM.] " " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Discharged for disability July 31st 1862


[NO.] 72

[NAMES] Sweeny Morris

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 1 3/4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Chesnt [sic]

[WHERE BORN.] Londonderry Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Farmer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Nov 2nd 61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Lieut Parris [?]

[TERM.] " " [sc. 3 years]

[REMARKS.]

Discharged for disability at Washington D.C.


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