91st PA: Andrew Boyd

Andrew Boyd

Before the war

He was born in 1817/18 (3 (44 in 1862), 4 [83 in 1880?], 5 [83 in 1880?], 6 [89 [sic] in 1880?], 7 [84 in 1880]). He was born in Derry, Ireland (3, 4, 5, 6 [PA], 7).

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

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5-1/2 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and grey hair (3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 1 January 1862 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Black (3). He was mustered in as a private in company H (1, 6 [D], 8). He had gun number 35 (3).

He was discharged at Washington DC on 3 or 5 April 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1 [3 Apr], 2 [5 Apr]). He served for three months (5, 6). He was a private, in company H (8).

After the war

He was admitted from Pennsylvania to the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers on 3 March 1880 (4, 5, 6). He had rheumatism, and received a pension of $6 per month (6).

In 1880, he was living on New Jersey Avenue, in the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Montgomery County, Ohio (7). He was a cotton weaver, and had been out of work for 12 months in the previous year (7).

He was discharged from the Central Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers on 29 September 1880 (5).

In 1883, he was present at the Southern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (4). He had rheumatism (4). He was receiving a pension of $6 per month (4).

On 1 October 1886, he was discharged from the Southern Branch (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) (Andrew Boyd)

2 company H, register of men discharged, #13 (Andrew Boyd)

3 company H, descriptive roll, #94 (Andrew Boyd)

4 National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. Report of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, transmitting the report of the said board for the year ending June 30, 1884. January 5, 1885. Serial Set volume 2310, session volume 1, 48th Congress, 2nd Session, House Miscellaneous Document 11, page 216 (Andrew Boyd)

5 Annual report of the Board of Managers of the National Soldiers Home, 30 December 1882 [for the fiscal year ending 30 June 1882]. Serial Set volume 2115, session volume 1, 47th Congress, 2nd Session, House Miscellaneous Document 13, page 378 (Andrew Boyd)

6 Letter from the President of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, transmitting the report of the Board for the year ending June 30, 1887. Serial Set volume 2565, session volume 1, 50th Congress, 1st Session, House Miscellaneous Document 86, page 221 (Andrew Boyd)

7 1880 US census, Ohio, Montgomery County, National Military Home, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 169, microfilm series T9, film 1052, page 597 = 26 B handwritten (Andrew Boyd)

8 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Andrew Boyd)

1880 census

[1880 US census, Ohio, Montgomery County, National Military Home, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 169, microfilm series T9, film 1052, page 597 = 26 B handwritten]
line36
street nameNew Jersey Avenue
house number[14]
dwelling visit #[14]
family visit #[14]
nameBoyd Andrew
colorW
sexM
age84
month born if born in year 
relationshipDisabled Soldiers Beneficiaries Natl Mil Home for D.V.S.
single 
married1
widowed/divorced 
married during year 
occupationWeaver, cotton
months unemployed12
currently ill? 
blind 
deaf/dumb 
idiotic 
insane 
disabled1
school this year 
can't read 
can't write 
birthplaceIreland
father's birthplaceIreland
mother's birthplaceIreland

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 15 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Boyd, Andrew
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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