91st PA: Samuel Black

Samuel Black

Before the war

He was born in Warford, Ireland, in 1828/29. [sources: date: 1 (32 in 1861), 2 (32 in 1861). place: 2]

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 11 inches tall, and had a light complexion, light eyes, and light hair. [sources: 1, 2]

During the war

He was mustered into service as a private on 10 September 1861. He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Charles Brown. He was a private in company H. [sources: 1, 2 (no rank)]

He deserted on 5 December 1861. He was a private, in company H. [sources: 1, 2]

Sources

1 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 4 March 2005, citing the "91st Inf. Deserter Roll" (Samuel Black)

2 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Samuel Black)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes.
not in 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233.
1850 US census
searching FamilySearch for Samuel Black born in Ireland from 1827-1830 living in Philadelphia found no entries (accessed 11 January 2014)
1860 US census
searching FamilySearch for Samuel Black born in Ireland from 1827-1830 living in Philadelphia found no entries (accessed 11 January 2014)
1870 US census
searching FamilySearch for Samuel Black born in Ireland from 1827-1830 living in Philadelphia found no entries (accessed 11 January 2014)
1880 US census
searching FamilySearch for Samuel Black born in Ireland from 1827-1830 living in Philadelphia found no entries (accessed 11 January 2014)
1890 US census, veterans schedules
Samuel Black, US Sol[dier], was living at 713 Race St, but the entry is crossed out (Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, e.d. 178, image 1349 of 2793 on FamilySearch, accessed 11 Jan 14)
1900 US census
searching FamilySearch for Samuel Black born in Ireland from 1827-1830 living in Philadelphia found no entries (accessed 11 January 2014)
1910 US census
searching FamilySearch for Samuel Black born in Ireland from 1827-1830 living in Philadelphia found no entries (accessed 11 January 2014)
1920 US census
searching FamilySearch for Samuel Black born in Ireland from 1827-1830 living in Philadelphia found no entries (accessed 11 January 2014)
1930 US census
searching FamilySearch for Samuel Black born in Ireland from 1827-1830 living in Philadelphia found no entries (accessed 11 January 2014)
1940 US census
searching FamilySearch for Samuel Black born in Ireland from 1827-1830 living in Philadelphia found no entries (accessed 11 January 2014)
pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed 11 January 2014--read through Samuel Black in Pennsylvania units)
records of headstones of deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903
FamilySearch index (accessed 11 January 2014)
headstone applications for US military veterans, 1925-1949
FamilySearch index (accessed 11 January 2014)
Pennsylvania veterans burial cards
Ancestry index (accessed 11 January 2014)

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Samuel Black 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 13 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Black Samuel
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
- | Pvt.
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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