He was born in 1818/29 (3 (44 in 1863), 4 (44 in 1863), 7 [37 in 1860]). He was born in Baden, Germany (3, 4, 7).
In 1860, he was living in Burrell Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania (post office Blairsville) (7). He was a merchant, and owned $100 in personal property (7).
When he enlisted, he was a groc[er] (3, 4).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 3 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair (3, 4).
He was drafted (1, 3, 4). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 13 July 1863 (1, 3, 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Greensburgh, by Lieutenant B Senter [?] or Bleater [?] (3, 4). He was mustered in as a private in company K (1, 8). His service was credited to the fifth subdivision of the 21st congressional district (3, 4).
On 30 April 1865, he was reported absent sick (5).
He was absent, in hospital, when the regiment mustered out (1). He was a private, in company K (8).
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) (Peter Cressline)
2 Veterans' cemeteries, on Ancestry (searched 31 Mar 2005) (Peter Cressline)
3 company K, third descriptive roll (Peter Cresline)
4 company K, fourth descriptive roll (Peter Cressline)
5 company K, monthly report, April 1865 (Peter Cresline)
6 monthly return, company K, June 1865 (Peter Crestline)
7 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Indiana County, Burrell Township, post office Blairsville, microfilm series M653, film 1116, page 77 = 44 handwritten (Peter Cressline)
8 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Peter Cressline)
|Value of real estate owned|
|Value of personal estate||$100|
|Place of birth||Baden Ger|
|Married within year|
|Attended school w+ithin year|
|Cannot read & write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|