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

First descriptive roll for company H, entries 1 through 20

Descriptive roll entries
1 to 20
21 to 40
41 to 60
61 to 80
81 to 100
101-119
120-139
140-160
161-180
181-193

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[source: Descriptive book, company H, 91st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, National Archives and Records Administration]
[I have made formatting changes to improve legibility.]
[The occupations are lost in the binding]

[NO.] 1

[NAMES] John Brown

[AGE.] 44

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 7 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Sandy

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] [illegible--it pretty clearly ends in 'y', but I can't read the other letters]

[WHERE BORN.] Manchester, England

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 10

[WHERE.] Philadelphia

[BY WHOM.] Chas S Brown [?]

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

No of Gun 42

Discharged for disability at Camp near Falmouth Va March 20th /63

[4 illegible words; the first may be 'Rifles']


[NO.] 2

[NAMES] Noah Mahlon

[AGE.] 31

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 5 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Dark

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Staffordshire " [sc. England]

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 10 /61

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] " [sc. Chas Brown]

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

No of Gun 61

Transferred to Invalid Corps


[NO.] 3

[NAMES] Peter Robinson

[AGE.] 23

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 6 3/4 inches

[COMPLEXION.] " [sc. Dark]

[EYES.] " [sc. Dark]

[HAIR.] " [sc. Dark]

[WHERE BORN.] Alegheny [?] New York

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 10

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] " [sc. Chas Brown]

[TERM.] 3 " [sc. years]

[REMARKS.]

deserted


[NO.] 4

[NAMES] John P Miller

[AGE.] 26

[HEIGHT.] 6 ft [?]

[COMPLEXION.] light

[EYES.] light

[HAIR.] light

[WHERE BORN.] [blank]

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 10

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] " [sc. Chas Brown]

[TERM.] 3 " [sc. years]

[REMARKS.]

Gun 624 [the '4' may be erased]

discharged August 8th for disability by order Genl Montgomery


[NO.] 5

[NAMES] Joseph Jones

[AGE.] 19

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 7 inches

[COMPLEXION.] light

[EYES.] " [sc. light]

[HAIR.] " [sc. light]

[WHERE BORN.] Philadelp Pennsylv

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 10

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] " [sc. Chas Brown]

[TERM.] 3 " [sc. years]

[REMARKS.]

one Rifle no 78

Discharged for disability


[NO.] 6

[NAMES] Martin M Jones

[AGE.] 44

[HEIGHT.] 6 ft [?]

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Black

[WHERE BORN.] Warford Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 10

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] " [sc. Chas Brown]

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

No Gun 107

Discharged for disability at camp near Falmouth Va March 20th 1863


[NO.] 7

[NAMES] Samuel Black

[AGE.] 32

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 11 inches

[COMPLEXION.] light

[EYES.] light

[HAIR.] light

[WHERE BORN.] " " [sc. Warford Ireland]

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 10

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] " [sc. Chas Brown]

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

[blank]


[NO.] 8

[NAMES] Stephen Eastwick

[AGE.] 27

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 6 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 17

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] [blank]

[TERM.] [blank]

[REMARKS.]

Dismissed from the Service


[NO.] 9

[NAMES] John Keyes

[AGE.] [illegible]

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 10 inches

[COMPLEXION.] light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] " [sc. light]

[WHERE BORN.] Tyrone Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 18 /61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] Col Burr [?]

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

one Rifle 1033 617 ['1033' is crossed out]

Died in Hospital from wounds received in Action June 18th /64 near Petersburg Va


[NO.] 10

[NAMES] Robert J. Rowan

[AGE.] 19

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 5 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penn

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 19

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] " " [Col Burr?]

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Discharged by expiration of Term


[NO.] 11

[NAMES] George W. Davis

[AGE.] 20

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 5 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 19

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] [illegible]

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

No of Gun 75

Discharged for Disability


[NO.] 12

[NAMES] Andrew Steinmetz

[AGE.] 22

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 inches

[COMPLEXION.] " [sc. Dark]

[EYES.] " [sc. Hazel]

[HAIR.] " [sc. Dark]

[WHERE BORN.] Salem, New Jersey

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 19

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] " [sc. ?]

[TERM.] 3 " [sc. years]

[REMARKS.]

No of Gun 1

Died in Hospital at Washington DC Oct 18th [1864]


[NO.] 13

[NAMES] James R. Tyson [perhaps Isaac R Tyson]

[AGE.] 42

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 11 inches

[COMPLEXION.] " [sc. Dark]

[EYES.] light

[HAIR.] " [sc. Dark]

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Pa

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 22

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] " [sc. ?]

[TERM.] 3 " [sc. years]

[REMARKS.]

one Rifle No 16


[NO.] 14

[NAMES] John Sommers

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 9 [?] inches ['9' is written over another number and is hard to read]

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Black

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Pa

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] " [sc. Sept] 23 /61

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] " [sc. ?]

[TERM.] 3 " [sc. years]

[REMARKS.]

No of Gun 67


[NO.] 15

[NAMES] Chas. Henry

[AGE.] [blank]

[HEIGHT.] [blank]

[COMPLEXION.] [blank]

[EYES.] [blank]

[HAIR.] [blank]

[WHERE BORN.] [blank]

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [blank]

[WHERE.] [blank]

[BY WHOM.] [blank]

[TERM.] [blank]

[REMARKS.]

Promoted to 2nd Lieut and mustered By Lieut Peirce U.S.A. November 25th 1861

Resigned from the service April 28th /63 [?]


[NO.] 16

[NAMES] William Hare

[AGE.] 44

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 9 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] light

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Grey

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Pennsylvania

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] " [sc. Sept] 20

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] " [sc. ?]

[TERM.] 3 " [sc. years]

[REMARKS.]

one Rifle no 29


[NO.] 17

[NAMES] James Thompson

[AGE.] 22 [written over another number]

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 6 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] light

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Port Elizabeth, New Jersey

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] " [sc. Sept] 24

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] " [sc. ?]

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

One Rifle No 1110 No 3 ['1110' is crossed out]

Died from wounds received in action June 18th /64 near Petersburg Va


[NO.] 18

[NAMES] John Falls

[AGE.] 36

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 5 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Monaghan [?] Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] " [sc. Sept] 24

[WHERE.] " [sc. Phila]

[BY WHOM.] " [sc. ?]

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

[blank]


[NO.] 19

[NAMES] Silas Charmelia

[AGE.] 19

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 4 inches ['1' is crossed out between '5' and '4']

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Cape May Co, New Jersey

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Sept 24

[WHERE.] Philada

[BY WHOM.] [blank]

[TERM.] [blank]

[REMARKS.]

one Rifle No 19

Died in Hospital Washington D.C.


[NO.] 20

[NAMES] John Wood

[AGE.] 32

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 7 inches

[COMPLEXION.] dark

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Black [written below a crossed-out 'Black']

[WHERE BORN.] New York, New York [written below a crossed-out 'Monaghan, Ireland']

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] " [sc. Sept] 25

[WHERE.] [blank]

[BY WHOM.] " [sc. ?]

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Discharged for Disability at McClellan Hosp, Phila

He was a Government Loafer + ought to have been Court Martialed + shot for Cowardice long ago


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