91st PA: George Davis

George Davis

Before the war

He was born in 1840/41 (2 (24 in 1865), 3 (24 in 1865)). He was born in England (2, 3).

When he enlisted, he was a labor[er] (2, 3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 3 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (2, 3).

During the war

He was a substitute for Thomas Morgan (1, 2, 3). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 22 March 1865 (1, 2, 3, 4). He was enlisted for one year, at Pottsville, Pennsylvania, by Captain Bowen [?] (2, 3). He was mustered in as a private in company K (1, 6). His service was credited to the 14th subdivision of the 10th congressional district (2, 3).

He was discharged by general order on 5 July 1865 (1, 4 [7 July]). He was a private, in company K (6).

After the war

On 23 June 1911, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (4, 5).

He died on 20 February 1928, at Shenandah, [Schuylkill County,] Pennsylvania (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) (George Davis) (Note: Bates has another George Davis with a similar record)

2 company K, third descriptive roll (George Davis)

3 company K, fourth descriptive roll (George Davis)

4 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (George Davis)

5 pension index, by name (George Davis)

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

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George Davis in the 91st PA database

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]
[NB: This could be the other George Davis (K); as far as I could tell, the index to the compiled service records has only one card for a George Davis who served in K 91 PA]


Davis George
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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