91st PA: Joseph H Budd

Joseph H Budd

Before the war

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).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (2, 11).

During the war

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 28 January 1862, in a letter to his mother, Henry Mathers joked, 'we have got so much drilling that it took all the laziness out of Jos. Budd' (13)!

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).

After the war

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).

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 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 [1] (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)

Display



Joseph H Budd in the 91st PA database

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 109, page [1] (image 425 on Ancestry), line 8]
[line] 8
[house] 64
[family] 77
[name] Joseph H Budd
[rank] Priv
[company] E
[unit] 91 P V
[enlistment date] Sept 4 1861
[discharge date] Sept 18 1863
[length of service] 3 years, x months, x days [illegible] to V. R. Corps
[post office address] 438 Spruce St
[disability incurred] left leg chronic Rhumatism [sic]
[remarks]

1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory

[searched transcription on Ancestry, January 2005]
Joseph H Budd, confectioner, 438 Spruce

1900 census

[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]
line979899
streetWest 106th St
house number54  
dwelling number41  
family number209  
nameBudd JosephEmily DWindlfield Louis
relationshipHeadWifeNephew
colorWWW
sexMFM
birth dateSept 1845May 1842Nov 1887
age544812
married?MMS
# years married1515 
mother of how many children? 1 
# of children living 0 
birthplacePennsylvaniaNew JerseyOhio
father's birthplaceNew JerseyNew JerseyOhio
mother's birthplaceNew JerseyNew JerseyOhio
immigration year   
# years in USA   
naturalized citizen?   
occupationJanitor School
# months not employed0 0
# months in school  10
can readYesYesYes
can writeYesYesYes
speaks EnglishYesYesYes
owned/rentedR  
free or mortgaged   
farm/houseH  
# of farm schedule   

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 17 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Budd, Joseph
Co. E, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also V.R.C.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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