91st PA: James Creswell Sr

James Creswell Sr

Before the war

He was born in 1823/24 (3 (37 in 1861)).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 20 September 1861 (1, 3). He was mustered in as a private, in company D (1, 3, 4).

He deserted on 13 or 20 October 1861, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1 [20 Oct], 2 [13 Oct], 3 [20 Oct]). He was a private, in company D (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) (James Creswell Sr)

2 company D, register of deserters (James Cresswell Senr)

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 8 August 2004 (James Creswell Sr)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed December 2006)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 25 Mar 2014, from Fold3]
[presumably one of the two apparently identical cards is James Cresswell Sr and the other is James Cresswell Jr--but there is also a card for James Cresswell Jr, with no cross-references]


Cresswell James
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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