91st PA: John Dennison

John Dennison

Before the war

He was born in 1841/42 (4 (23 in 1865), 5 (23 in 1865)). He was born in England (4, 5).

When he enlisted, he was a labor[er] (4, 5).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, brown eyes, and brown hair (4, 5).

During the war

He was a substitute for J [?] Johnston (1, 4, 5). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 27 March 1865 (1, 4, 5). He was enlisted for one year, at West Chester, Pennsylvania, by Captain Christman (4, 5). He was mustered in as a private in company K (1, 8, 9). His service was credited to the ninth subdivision of the seventh congressional district (4, 5).

He never reported--he deserted on 27 March 1865 (1, 2, 3, 7).

He was assigned to company K on 28 April 1865 (3).

On 30 April 1865, he was reported absent sick (6). He was a private, in company K (8, 9).

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 Dennison)

2 company K, register of deserters, entry 39 (John [?] Dennison [?])

3 company K, [second] register of deserters, entry 11 (John Dennison)

4 company K, third descriptive roll (John Dennison)

5 company K, fourth descriptive roll (John Denison)

6 company K, monthly report, April 1865 (Jno Denison)

7 monthly return, company K, June 1865 (Jno Dennison)

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

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

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]


Denison John
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 27 March 2014]

Dennison John
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Denison John

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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