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

Descriptive roll for company I, entries 1 through 19

Descriptive roll entries
1 to 19
20 to 37
38 to 56
57 to 76
77 to 93
94 to 99

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[source: Descriptive book, company I, 91st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, National Archives and Records Administration]
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[The occupations are lost in the binding]

[NO.] 1

[NAMES] Henry W. Erdman

[AGE.] 27

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 11 inches

[COMPLEXION.] dark [written above a crossed-out 'fair']

[EYES.] Brown [written above 'Hazel']

[HAIR.] Black

[WHERE BORN.] Schurzburg, Germany

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible]

[WHERE.] Bealton Va

[BY WHOM.] Lieut Swan

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Discharged by Order of Gen Griffin April 30 /65 to receive a Commission as 1st Lieut


[NO.] 2

[NAMES] George A. Souders

[AGE.] 26

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 10 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Mount Joy, Penna

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible]

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] Lt Burke

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Discharged by order of Gen Griffin, May 26 /65 to Receive a Commission as 2d Lieut


[NO.] 3

[NAMES] Robert Ross

[AGE.] 37 [maybe 34?]

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 9 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Philada Penna

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible]

[WHERE.] Bealton, Va

[BY WHOM.] Lt Swan

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Discharged on Muster out Rolls July /65


[NO.] 4

[NAMES] Robert C. Fletcher [?]

[AGE.] 44

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 11 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Lancaster Penna

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible]

[WHERE.] Bealton Va

[BY WHOM.] Lt Swan

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Discharged on Muster out Rolls July /65


[NO.] 5

[NAMES] John H Kennady

[AGE.] 23

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 10 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Brown

[HAIR.] Black

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible]

[WHERE.] Bealton Va

[BY WHOM.] Lt Swan

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Forwarded Descriptive List to Chester Hosp June 17 /65


[NO.] 6

[NAMES] Charles Lafferty

[AGE.] 21

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 7 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penna

[OCCUPATION.] [blank]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [blank]

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] Lt Brooke

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Discharged on muster out Rolls July /65


[NO.] 7

[NAMES] Alexander Mallock

[AGE.] 27

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 7 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Phila, Penna

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible]

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] Capt Carie

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Dropped as Discharged


[NO.] 8

[NAMES] Samuel G [sic] Dougherty

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 4 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Brown

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Phila, Penna

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible]

[WHERE.] Bealton Va

[BY WHOM.] Lt Swan

[TERM.] 3 years

[REMARKS.]

Discharged on Muster out Rolls July 1865


[NO.] 9

[NAMES] Lewis Bossal [??] [perhaps Louis Boose]

[AGE.] 38

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 5 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Sandy

[WHERE BORN.] France France

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible; may begin with 'B']

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible]

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] Lieut Gregory [?]

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Descriptive List forwarded


[NO.] [blank]

[NAMES] Bennett Henry

[AGE.] 29

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 9 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blue [written above a crossed-out 'hazel']

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Bedford Co., Penna

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible]

[WHERE.] Chambersburg

[BY WHOM.] Capt Boil 16 dist

[TERM.] 1 yr

[REMARKS.]

Drafted

Discharged May 31 /65 by Order of War Department


[NO.] 10

[NAMES] Clark Philip

[AGE.] 37

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Gray

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Bedford co. Penna

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible]

[WHERE.] Chambersburg [?] 16 dist

[BY WHOM.] 16 dist

[TERM.] 1 yr

[REMARKS.]

(drafted)

Discharged May 31 /65 by Order of War Department


[NO.] 11

[NAMES] Dunn, Henry

[AGE.] 23

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 10 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Tyrone, Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible; may begin 'L']

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible]

[WHERE.] Bealton Va

[BY WHOM.] Lt Swan

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Forwarded Descriptive List to Satterlie Hosp Phila Pa Jun [?] 17th /65


[NO.] 12

[NAMES] Elbin, Otho

[AGE.] 36

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 11 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Sandy

[WHERE BORN.] Bedford Co, Penna

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible]

[WHERE.] Chambersburg

[BY WHOM.] 16 dist

[TERM.] 1 yr

[REMARKS.]

(Drafted)

Discharged by Order of War Department May 31 /65


[NO.] 13

[NAMES] Haley James

[AGE.] 21

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] grey

[HAIR.] Black

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penna

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible; probably starting 'Bo']

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible]

[WHERE.] Bealton Va

[BY WHOM.] Lt Swan

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Wounded June 23 /64 North [illegible] River Va

Promoted to Corporal

Discharged on muster out Rolls July /65


[NO.] 14

[NAMES] Hickman Enos B

[AGE.] 24

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 5 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Black

[WHERE BORN.] Bucks co Penna

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible; begins 'Bo']

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible]

[WHERE.] Phila

[BY WHOM.] Furlick [?]

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Heckman [?] Wounded June 18 /64 near Petersburg Va

Promoted to Corp

Discharged on muster out Rolls July /65


[NO.] 15

[NAMES] Harris, William

[AGE.] 36

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 6 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Dark

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Shoe[maker]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible]

[WHERE.] Philad

[BY WHOM.] Lt Brooke

[TERM.] 3 yrs

[REMARKS.]

Discharged on Muster out Rolls July /65


[NO.] 16

[NAMES] Heimes, Thomas

[AGE.] 37

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 11 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Bedford co, Penna

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible]

[WHERE.] Chambersburg

[BY WHOM.] 16 dist

[TERM.] 1 year

[REMARKS.]

(Drafted)

Discharged May 31 /65 By Order of War Department


[NO.] 17

[NAMES] Ickes Adam

[AGE.] 19

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 8 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Bedford co, Penna

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible]

[WHERE.] Chambersburg

[BY WHOM.] Capt Boil 16 dist

[TERM.] 1 year

[REMARKS.]

(Subst)

Descriptive List forwarded


[NO.] 18

[NAMES] Ickes Daniel

[AGE.] 24

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 7 1/2 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Bedford co, Penna

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible, perhaps beginning 'a']

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible]

[WHERE.] Chambersburg

[BY WHOM.] 16 dist

[TERM.] 1 yr

[REMARKS.]

(Drafted)

Discharged May 31 /65 by Order of War Department


[NO.] 19

[NAMES] Ickes, William

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 feet 5 inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Bedford Co, Penna

[OCCUPATION.] [illegible]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] [illegible]

[WHERE.] Chambersburg

[BY WHOM.] Capt Boil 16 dist

[TERM.] 1 yr

[REMARKS.]

(Subst)

Discharged on Muster out Rolls July /65


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