91st PA: William Burton

William Burton

Before the war

He was born in 1843/44 (5 (20 in 1864)). He was born in Camden, New Jersey (5).

When he enlisted, he was a laborer, and was living in Camden, New Jersey (5).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and light hair (5).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 12 February 1864 (1, 4, 5). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Burke (4). He was mustered in at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5). He was a private in company G (1, 6).

He deserted on 16 February 1864 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 2, 3, 5). He was a private, in company G (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) (William Burton)

2 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 29 June 1864 (Pri Wm Burton)

3 company G, register of deserters (William Burton)

4 company G, second descriptive roll, entry [11] (William Burton)

5 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 5 February 2005 (William Burton)

6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William Burton)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 10 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Burton, William
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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