He enlisted under the alias 'Eugene F Chemin' (2).
He was born in 1838/39 (7 (22 in 1861), 8 (22 in 1861), 10 [31 in 1870]). He was born in Paris, France (7, 10).
When he enlisted, he was a gilder, and was living in Philadelphia (7, 8).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and light hair (7, 8).
He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private on 12 September 1861 (1, 7, 8). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Starr (7). He was a private in company A (1, 14, 15).
He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (12).
On 2 July 1863, he was missing in action (6, 7). He was dropped from the rolls on 9 July 1863, by order of Brigadier General Garrard (6, 7). On the next consolidated morning report, dated 28 July 1863, he was reported as having been dropped because he was missing in the campaign (4).
He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 26 December 1863, at Bealton, Virginia (1, 8).
On 9 October 1864, he returned to the regiment from being absent sick (11).
On 8 [or 1?] September 1865, he applied successfully for a pension (2, 9).
In 1870, he was living in Bethlehem Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey (post office Bloomsburg [?]) (10). He was a gilder (10). He was living with Mary E Thomas (probably his wife) and Eugenia Thomas (probably their daughter) (10).
On 27 February 1880, Elizabeth Thomas, his widow, applied unsuccessfully for a pension (2, 9). One index card may also refer to an application by a minor (2).
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) (Eugene F Chemin)
3 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 8 September 1863
4 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 28 July 1863 (Priv Chemin)
5 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 9 October 1863 (Pri Chemin)
6 Register of men discharged, co.A (Eujin F [?] Chemin)
7 company A descriptive roll, entry 9 (Eugene T Chemin)
8 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 5 May 2004 (Eugene F Chemin)
9 pension index, by name (Eugene T Chemin)
10 1870 US census, New Jersey, Hunterdon County, Bethlehem Township, post office Bloomsburg [?], microfilm series M593, film 869, page 78 (Eugine Thomas)
11 consolidated morning report, 9 October 1864 (Chemin)
12 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (E F Chemin)
13 'The Ninety-first Pennsylvania volunteers', Philadelphia Inquirer 8 June 1864 page 3 (Eugene T Chermon)
14 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Eugene T Chimen)
15 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Eugene T Chemin)
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