91st PA: Henry Clifford

Henry Clifford

Before the war

He was born in 1816/17 (3 (44 in 1861)). He was born in Ireland (3 ["Philadelphia Ireland"]).

When he enlisted, he was a shoe[maker] (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and grey hair (3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 14 October 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Casner (3). He was mustered in as a private in company K by Captain Gilbert (1, 3, 4).

He deserted from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 16 October 1861 (1, 2). He was a private, in company K (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) (Henry Clifford)

2 company K, register of deserters, entry 3 (Henry Clifford)

3 company K, descriptive roll (Henry Clifford)

4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Henry Clifford)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed January 2007)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 20 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Clifford Henry
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
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