91st PA: Newton Collins

Newton Collins

Before the war

He was born in 1834/35 (3 (26 in 1861)).

In 1850, he was living in East Nantineal [?] Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania (4). He was living on a farm (4).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 28 September 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia Pennsylvania, by Captain Dye (3). He was a private, in company A (1, 5).

He was transferred on 4 December 1861 to company I (1, 2, 3).

He was killed on 13 December 1862 at Fredericksburg, Virginia (1). He was a corporal in company I (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) (Newton Collins)

2 register of transfers, company A (Newton Collins)

3 company A descriptive roll, entry 7 (Newton Collins)

4 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Chester County, East Nantineal [?] Township, microfilm series M432, film 766, page 227 (J Newton Collins)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index
pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed April 2006)

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Newton Collins in the 91st PA database

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Chester County, East Nantineal [?] Township, microfilm series M432, film 766, page 227]
[I did not transcribe the other people in this household, headed by John Romstine, a farmer]
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Dwellings visited[143]
Families visited[146]
NameJ Newton Collins
Age14
Sexm
Color 
Occupation of males over 15 years 
Real estate owned 
Birthplace" [sc. Pa]
Married within year 
Attended school within year1
Over 20 & can't read/write 
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc. 

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]


Collins Newton
Co. A, I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Corp'l
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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