91st PA: Charles Armstrong

Charles Armstrong

Before the war

He was born in 1840/41. [source: date: 6 (20 in 1861)]

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 10 October 1861. He enlisted at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was mustered in at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as a private in company I. [sources: 1, 6, 9, 10]

He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg. [source: 8]

On 30 December 1863, Sinex reported that he was one of 38 men who had less than fifteen months to serve who were unwilling to reenlist. On 2 January 1864, he was transferred to the 155th Pennsylvania Infantry, while those eligible were on veterans' leave. [sources: 2, 4, 10]

On 24 March 1864, Sinex requested that Isaac Tyson and Joseph Clowney replace Harry Angel and Armstrong, apparently on a detail. [source: 3]

He mustered out at Poplar Grove Church, Virginia, on 2 November 1864 , when his term expired. He was a private, in company I. [sources: 1, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10]

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)

2 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 30 December 1863

3 letter, Sinex to Fowler, 24 March 1864

4 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 2 January 1864 (Armstrong)

5 company I, register of men discharged (Charles Armstrong)

6 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 28 March 2005 (Chas. Armstrong)

7 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 3 November 1864 (Pvt Armstrong)

8 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (Chas Armstrong)

9 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Armstron, Charles)

10 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Charles Armstrong)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

Pennsylvania veterans burial cards
Ancestry index (accessed 3 April 2012)
applications for headstones for military veterans, 1925-1941
FamilySearch index (accessed 29 June 2012)
records of headstones of deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903
FamilySearch index (accessed 29 June 2012)
pension index by name
Ancestry index (accessed September 2006)
1850 US census
searching the FamilySearch index for Charles Armstrong (exact) born 1840-1841 found nine entries (accessed 29 June 2012)
1860 US census
searching the FamilySearch index for Charles Armstrong (exact) born 1840-1841 found nine entries (accessed 29 June 2012)
three Charles Armstrong's born 1838-1842 lived in Philadelphia Pennsylvania
1870 US census
searching the Ancestry index for Charles Armstrong born 1840 +/- 1 found more than thirty entries (accessed 29 June 2012)
1880 US census
searching the FamilySearch index for Charles Armstrong (exact) born 1840-1841 found nine entries (accessed 29 June 2012)
1890 US census veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed 29 Jun 2012)
a Charles F Armstrong in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, had no identifying information
1900 US census
searching the FamilySearch index for Charles Armstrong (exact) born 1840-1841 found three entries (accessed 29 June 2012)
1910 US census
searching the FamilySearch index for Charles Armstrong (exact) born 1840-1841 found no entries (accessed 29 June 2012)
1920 US census
searching the FamilySearch index for Charles Armstrong (exact) born 1840-1841 found no entries (accessed 29 June 2012)
1930 US census
searching the FamilySearch index for Charles Armstrong (exact) born 1840-1841 found no entries (accessed 29 June 2012)

Display


Charles Armstrong in the 91st PA gedcom on RootsWeb WorldConnect

Charles Armstrong 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 6 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Armstron, Charles
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Armstrong, Charles.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 7 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Armstrong Charles.
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also 155 Pa. Inf.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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