91st PA: Albert Deville

Albert Deville

Before the war

He was born in 1833/34, in France. [sources: date: 2 (29 in 1863), 3 (29 in 1863). place: 2, 3]

When he enlisted, he was a drill master. [source: 2]

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and black hair. [source: 2]

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private in the 118th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry for three years on 9 September 1863, at Norristown, Pennsylvania. He was enlisted and mustered into service by Captain Freedly. [source: 1, 2, 3, 5-6]

He was transferred from the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry to the 91st Pennsylvania on 2 June 1865, by special order 138, headquarters Army of the Potomac (dated 1 June 1865). He was a private, in company K, of the 118th Pennsylvania. He had received $25 advance bounty, and was due $75. He had last settled his account on 31 August 1864, and had drawn $27.43 in clothing since then. He had last been paid by Major Holman on 31 December 1864. He was a private, in company E. [sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5-6, 7]

He is listed as present on the May-June 1865 company muster roll. [source: 7]

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company. He was a private, in company E. He had last been paid through 31 December 1864. He was due $11.77 for clothing, and had been paid $25 of his bounty and was due $75. [sources: 1, 3, 4, 7]

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 descriptive roll, company E, entry 191 (Deville Albert)

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 5 May 2004 [no card for the 118th, but no statement that the 118th's records don't refer to him] (Albert Deville)

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

5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Albert De Ville, 118th PA)

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

7 compiled service record, E 91 PA (Albert Deville)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

Bates
checked co. K, 118th PA roster on Making of America (accessed 17 Jun 15)
pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed June 2005)
Pennsylvania, veterans burial cards, 1777-1999
Ancestry index (accessed 20 Feb 15)
records of headstones of deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903
FamilySearch index (accessed 20 Feb 15)
headstone applications for US military veterans, 1925-1949
FamilySearch index (accessed 20 Feb 15)
1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed 20 Feb 15)

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Abert Deville 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]


Deville Albert
Co. E, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also 118 Pa Inf

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 20 Feb 15]

De Ville Albert
Co. K, 118 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
De Villie Albert

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 20 Feb 15]

De Villie Albert
Co. K, 118 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

compiled service record

[compiled service record, E 91 PA, Albert Deville]
[transcribed 3 August 2015, from 3 images obtained from the National Archives and Records Administration]


[image 1]

711
Deville, Albert
Co. E, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Private | Private
CARD NUMBERS.
1 22050366
2 22050479
[the rest of the card numbers are blank]
Number of personal papers herein 0
Book Mark: [blank]
See also 118 Pa. Inf


[image 2]

M. T Worley
Xg [?]


[image 3, which consists of 2 cards]

[card 1]

D | 91 | Pa.
Albert Deville
Pvt, Co E, 91 Reg't Pennsylvania Inf.
Age 29 years.
Appears on Co. Muster-out Roll, dated
near Washington, D.C. July 10, 1865.
Muster-out to date July 10, 1865.
Last paid to Dec 31, 1864.

Clothing account:
Last settled [blank]; drawn since $[blank]
Due soldier $11 77/100; due U.S. $[blank]
Am't for cloth'g in kind or money adv'd $[blank]

Due U.S. for arms, equipments, &c., $[blank]
Bounty paid $25 00/100; due $75 00/100
Remarks: Transferred from 118 P.V. by S.O. No 138, Hd. Qrs. A.P. June 1 /65.


[card 2]

D | 91 | Pa.
Albert Deville
Pvt, Co. E, 91 Reg't Pennsylvania Inf.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for May + June, 1865.
Present
Stoppage, $[blank] for [blank]
Due Gov't, $[blank] for [blank]
Remarks: Transferred from 118th Pa Vols by S.O. No 138 Hd Qrs A.P. June 1 /65

Book mark: [blank]
Reynolds Copyist.

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