91st PA: Adam Diehl (or Deihl)

Adam Diehl (or Deihl)

Before the war

He was born in 1843/44 (4 (20 in 1864), 5 [21 years 7 months 16 days at death], 6 [16 in 1860], 7 [6 in 1850]). He was born in Bedford County, Pennsylvania (4, 6, 7). He was born to Henry Diehl and Rebecca [unknown family name] (5, 6, 7).

In 1850, he was living in Colerain Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (7). He was living with his parents Henry and Rebecca Diehl, and others (7). He had attended school within the year (7).

In 1860, he was living in Colerain Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (6). He was living with his parents Henry and Rebecca Diehl, and others (6). He was a farm laborer (6). He had attended school within the year (6).

When he enlisted, he was a farmer (4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, gray eyes, and dark hair (4).

During the war

He was drafted from the sixteenth congressional district (1, 4). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 September 1864 (1, 4). He enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (4). He was a private in company F (1, 8, 9).

He was discharged by general order on 12 July 1865 (1; 3 claims on surgeon's certificate [no date]). He was a private, in company F (8, 9).

After the war

He died on 2 August 1865 (5). He was buried in the Reformed Cemetery, in Colebrain Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (2; see 5).

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) (Adam Deihl)

2 message, from David and Carol Eddleman, 29 October 2002, on PABEDFOR list at sites.rootsweb.com, transcribing burial list from the Bedford Inquirer, 22 May 1908 (Adam Diehl)

3 company F, register of men discharged (Adam Diehl)

4 company F, second descriptive roll, #39 (Adam Deihl)

5 Twin Churches & Cemeteries, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (viewed 10 November 2007) (Adam Diehl)

6 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Colerain Township (post office Rainsburg), microfilm series M653, film 1072, page 118 = 12 handwritten (Adam Diehl)

7 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Colerain Township, microfilm series M432, film 751, page 94 verso = 188 handwritten (Adam Diehl)

8 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Adam Deihl)

9 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Adam Diehl)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans' schedules
Ancestry index (accessed 25 January 2012)
pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed December 2006)
Pennsylvania veterans' burial cards
Ancestry index (accessed 25 January 2012)

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Colerain Township, microfilm series M432, film 751, page 94 verso = 188 handwritten]
line192021222324
Dwellings visited175     
Families visited180     
Name Henry DiehlRebecca "William "Emily J "Adam "Adam " Sr
Age473798648
Sexmfmfmm
Color      
Occupation of males over 15 yearsFarmer    Farmer
Real estate owned2200    2200
Birthplace" [sc. Pa]"""""
Married within year      
Attended school within year  111 
Over 20 & can't read/write      
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.      

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Colerain Township (post office Rainsburg), microfilm series M653, film 1072, page 118 = 12 handwritten]
line2324252627
Dwelling number592    
Family number671    
NameHenry DiehlRebecca "Harrison "Emily J "Adam "
Age5746191716
SexMFMFM
Color     
OccupationFarmer Farm Laborer Farm Laborer
Value of real estate owned6000    
Value of personal estate1200    
Place of birth" [sc. Pennsylvania]""""
Married within year     
Attended school within year  111
Cannot read & write     
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.     

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 28 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Deihl Adam
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Diehl Adam

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 28 March 2014]

Diehl Adam
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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