91st PA: Henry E Cole or Colel

Henry E Cole or Colel

Before the war

He was born in 1827/28 (4 (34 in 1862), 5 (34 in 1862), 6 (34 in 1862). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5, 6).

When he enlisted, he was a clerk (5, 6).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, brown eyes, and dark hair (5, 6).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private on 24 March 1862, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 4, 5, 6 [23 Mar 61]). He was enlisted for three years at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Gregory (3, 5, 6). He was mustered by Lieutenant Gregory (5, 6). He was a private in company B (1, 9).

He was absent sick, in the hospital at Chester, beginning December 1862 (8). He was still absent in May 1864 (8).

He was mustered out when his term expired, near Petersburg, Virginia (1, 2, 4, 7). On 26 March 1865, he was reported discharged (7). He was a private, in company B (9).

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 E Colel)

2 company B, register of men discharged (Henry Coler)

3 company B [first] descriptive roll, entry 18 (Henry E Cole) [name is clear]

4 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 30 May 2004 (Henry E Colel; rolls have 'Cole')

5 company B, [second] descriptive roll, entry 38 (Henry E Cole)

6 company B, [third] descriptive roll, entry 46 (Henry E Cole)

7 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 26 March 1865 (Cole)

8 monthly return, company B, May 1864 (Henry F Cole)

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

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 24 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Cole Henry E.
     Henry
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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