91st PA--David Henry M Butler

David Henry M Butler

Before the war

He was born in 1843/44 (2 (21 in 1865). He was born in Georgetown [?], Delaware (2).

When he enlisted, he was a clerk (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a light complexion, gray eyes, and brown hair (2).

During the war

He also served in company F of the 19th United States Infantry (4, 5).

He also served in company K of the 28th United States Infantry (4, 5).

He also served in company A of the 5th Delaware Infantry (4, 5).

He enlisted and was mustered into service in the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 25 February 1865 (1, 2, 3). He was enlisted for one year, at West Chester, Pennsylvania, by Captain Christian [?] (2). He was not assigned to a company in the 118th Pennsylvania (3).

On 2 June 1865, he was transferred from the 118th Pennsylvania to the 91st Pennsylvania Infantry (1, 3, 5). He was a private in company B of the 91st Pennsylvania (1, 6).

He was absent, sick, when the regiment mustered out (1). He was a private, in company B (6).

After the war

On 20 October 1898, he successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (4, 5).

He died on 5 July 1899 (4).

On 13 [?] July 1899, his widow, Mary F Butler, unsuccessfully applied from Delaware for a pension (4, 5).

On 18 July 1899, a minor dependent, David J Reinhardt, successfully applied from Delaware for a pension (4, 5).

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) (David Butler)

2 company B, [third] descriptive roll, entry 105 (David H M Butler)

3 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'One hundred and eighteenth regiment', volume 3, page 1342. (In the roster) (David Butler)

4 pension index, by regiment (David Henry M Butler)

5 pension index, by name (David H M Butler)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index

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Butler, David
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also 118" Pa. Vols.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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