91st PA--Charles Butler

Charles Butler

During the war

He was mustered into service on 25 November 1861 (1). He was a private in company I (1, 3, 4, 5).

He was discharged on 7 February 1863 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1 [8 Feb], 2) He was a private, in company I (5).

After the war

On 3 June 1874, he unsuccessfully applied for a pension (3, 4).

On 29 November 1892, his widow, Mary Butler, successfully applied for a pension from Pennsylvania (3, 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)

2 consolidated morning report, HQ 91st PA, 8 February 1863 (Charles Butler)

3 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company I (Charles Butler)

4 pension index, by name (Charles Butler)

5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Charles Butler)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed 14 Jul 12)
checked only PA entries (because of the pension index)--a Charles B Butler lived in Philadelphia, with no information about the unit, living at 5149 Warren St (with Thomas T Seal and James B Gray) (see e.d. 813, p.3, Philadelphia, image 2582 of 2610 on Ancestry)
the other two Charles Butler's in PA did not serve in the 91st PA

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Charles Butler in the 91st PA database

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]


Butler, Charles
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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