91st PA: John McGowan

John McGowan

Before the war

He was born in 1841/42 (3 (21 in 1863)). He was born in Georgia (3).

When he enlisted, he was a farmer (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 11 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and light hair (3).

During the war

He was a substitute (1, 3). He enlisted and was mustered into service in the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 16 July 1863 (1, 3 [11 July], 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Lehman (3). He was in company I of the 118th Pennsylvania (4).

On 2 June 1865, he was transferred from company I of the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry to the 91st Pennsylvania (1, 2, 4). He reported for duty on 3 June 1865 (3). No pay account was received from his officer (3). He was a private in company D in the 91st Pennsylvania (1, 5-6).

At some point, he had drawn $18.22; there had been no settlement (3).

He was absent, on detached service, when the regiment mustered out (1). He was a private, in company D (5-6).

Sources

1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster) (John McGowan)

2 company D, register of men transferred (John McGuian [sic])

3 company D, [second] descriptive roll, entry 102 (John McGowan)

4 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'One hundred and eighteenth regiment', volume 3, page 1338. (In the roster) (John McGowen)

5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John McGowan)

6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John McGowen)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed March 2007)

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John McGowan in the 91st PA database

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 9 January 2015, from Fold3]


McGowan John
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also 118 Penn. Vols.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 14 January 2015]

McGowen John
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
McGowan John

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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