91st PA: John Brooks

John Brooks

Before the war

He was born in 1817/18 (3 (43 in 1861)). He was born in Burlin[g]ton, New Jersey [?] (3).

When he enlisted, he was a brick [illegible] (3).

Description

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

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 15 October 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Matlack (3). He was mustered in as a private in company K, by Captain Gilbert (1, 3, 4).

He was discharged at Washington, DC, on 25 March 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 2). He was a private, in company K (4).

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 S Brooks)

2 company K, register of men discharged, #4 (John S Brooks)

3 company K, descriptive roll (John F [sic] Brooks)

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

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 11 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Brooks, John S.
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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