91st PA: Edward A Cox

Edward A Cox

Before the war

He was born in 1842/43 (4 (18 in 1861)).

When he enlisted, he was a clerk (4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, light eyes, and light hair (4).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 3 October 1861 (1, 4). He was enlisted for three years, by Lieutenant Pierce, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4). He was a private in company F (1, 5).

He was discharged at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on writ of habeas corpus, because he was under age (1, 3, 4). (I assume his inclusion in the company F Register of Deserters (2) is a mistake.) He was a private, in company F (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) (Edward A Cox)

2 company F, register of deserters, #10 (Edward A Cox)

3 company F, register of men discharged (Edward A Cox)

4 company F, descriptive roll, #58 (Edward A Cox)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed May 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 23 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Cox Edward A
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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