He was born in September 1845 (10; 2 (18 in 1861), 5 (18 in 1861), 10 [54 in 1900]). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2, 10).
When he enlisted, he was a gardener (2, 11).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (2, 11).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 4 September 1861, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 2, 5, 6). He was enlisted by Captain Lentz, and mustered into service by Captain Starr (2). He was a private, in company E (11).
On 12 March 1863, he was sent to the division hospital (4).
He was transferred on 18 September 1863 to the Invalid Corps, because he was unfit for field duty (1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 11). When he was transferred, he was a private, in company E (11). He served in the 51st company, 2nd battalion, of the Veterans' Reserve Corps (9).
On 23 October 1864, he testified in support of the pension application of Frederica Mathers, mother of Henry G Mathers (E) (12). He was living at 4 Hewitts Place, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (12).
On 23 October 1866, he certified that several letters were actually written by Henry G Mathers (E) (12).
On 10 May 1880, he successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (8, 9).
In 1884/85, he married Emily D [unknown family name] (10). In 1900, she had had one child, who was not alive (10).
In 1890, he was living at 438 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6, 7). He was a confectioner (7). He had chronic rheumatism in his left leg (6).
On 2 July 1908, he again applied for a pension (9).
In 1900, he was living at 54 West 106th Street, Manhattan, New York, New York (10). He was a janitor (10).
He died on 11 April 1915, at New York, New York (9).
On 19 April 1915, his widow, Emily D Budd, unsuccessfully applied from New York for a pension (8, 9).
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 descriptive roll, company E, entry 23
3 register of men transferred, company E, entry 6
4 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 12 March 1863 (Private Budd)
5 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 17 May 2004 (Joseph Budd)
6 1890 US census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 109, page  (image 425 on Ancestry), line 8 (Joseph H Budd)
7 1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory (Joseph H Budd)
8 pension index, by name (Joseph H Budd)
9 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company E (Joseph H Budd)
10 1900 US census, New York, New York, Borough of Manhattan, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 546, microfilm series T623, film 1106, page 10 = 10 B handwritten (Joseph [?] Budd [?])
11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Joseph Budd)
12 dependent's pension certificate file, WC 98,917 (Frederica Mathers mother of Henry George Mathers (90th Pennsylania!) (Joseph H Budd)
13 letter, Henry G Mathers to his mother, 28 January 1862 (in her pension certificate file) (Jos Budd)
|street||West 106th St|
|name||Budd Joseph||Emily D||Windlfield Louis|
|birth date||Sept 1845||May 1842||Nov 1887|
|# years married||15||15|
|mother of how many children?||1|
|# of children living||0|
|father's birthplace||New Jersey||New Jersey||Ohio|
|mother's birthplace||New Jersey||New Jersey||Ohio|
|# years in USA|
|# months not employed||0||0|
|# months in school||10|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|