91st PA: Henry Dearagh or Darrah

Henry Dearagh or Darrah

Before the war

He was born in Ireland (3 [Philad Ireland]). He was born in 1822/23 (3 (38 in 1861)).

When he enlisted, he was a lab[orer] (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8-1/2 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and brown [?] hair (3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 11 November 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Casner (3). He was mustered in as a private in company K by Captain Peter Keyser (1, 3, 4).

He deserted from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 18 November 1861 (1, 2). He was a private, in company K (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)

2 company K, register of deserters, entry 4 (Henry Darragh)

3 company K, descriptive roll (Henry Dearagh)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed January 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 26 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Darragh Henry
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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