91st PA--John Cupless or Cupples

John Cupless or Cupples

Before the war

He was born in 1850 (3; 2 (18 in 1865), 4 [34 at death in 1884]). He was born in Pennsylvania (2).

When he enlisted, he was a far[mer] (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, blue eyes, and red hair (2).

During the war

He was a substitute (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 March 1865 (1, 2). He was enlisted for one year, at Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, by Captain Lloyd (2). He served as a private in company C (1, 5, 6).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1). He was a private in company C (5, 6).

After the war

On 14 February 1884, he died (3, 4). He was buried in Maitland Brethren [Church Cemetery], Maitland, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania (3, 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) (John Cupless)

2 company C, descriptive roll, entry 166 (John Cupples)

3 Pennsylvania veterans burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 4 December 2010) (John L Cupples)

4 Find a grave, memorial 44260808 (accessed 9 December 2010) (John L Cupples) [identity is confirmed by source 3 above, and by reference to his service in the 91st]

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

6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John Cupples)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
accessed December 2006
1890 US census, veterans schedules
accessed 10 Dec 2010

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 4 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Cupless John
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Cupples John

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 26 March 2014]

Cupples John
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

Pennsylvania veterans burial record

[Pennsylvania veterans burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 4 December 2010)]

RECORD OF BURIAL PLACE OF VETERAN
____ County
NAME Cupples, John L.
DATE OF BIRTH 1850
DATE OF DEATH 1884
VETERAN OF Civil WAR
SERVED IN ARMY
DATES OF SERVICE 3-21-65 7-10-65
ORGANIZATION(S) Co. C, 91st Reg., P.V.I.
RANK Pvt.
CEMETERY NAME Maitland Bretheran
[CEMETERY] LOCATION Maitland, Pa.
LOCATION OF GRAVE IN CEMETERY Lower Sec.
HEADSTONE FAMILY
INFORMATION GIVEN BY Caretaker
DATE 6-11-36
REMARKS None

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