91st PA: John Doring

John Doring

Before the war

He was born in 1837/38 (5 (25 in 1863), 7 (25 in 1863), 8 (25 in 1863)). He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (5, 7, 8).

When he enlisted, he was a glassb[lower?] (5, 7, 8).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair (5, 7, 8).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 10 March 1863 in the 62nd Pennsylvania (1, 5, 6, 7, 8). He was enlisted for three years, at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, by Captain Jeffries (5, 7, 8). He served in company L (10). He was mustered in by Captain Jefries (5, 7).

He was transferred 10 July 1864 from company L of the 62nd Pennsylvania to the 91st (1, 5, 10, 11). On 21 July 1864, he, and the other members of companies L and M, were assigned to company G (2). On 22 July 1864, they were transferred to company K, following brigade orders to assign them to the smallest company (3, 6). He was then present (3). He was a private, in company K (1, 11).

On 27 April 1865, he was promoted to corporal, effective 1 April 1865 (4, 6).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 10). He was a corporal, in company K (11).

After the war

On 30 March 1889, he applied successfully from Kentucky for a pension (9, 10).

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 special order 65, HQ 91st PA, 21 July 1864 (John Doring)

3 special order 66, HQ 91st PA, 22 July 1864 (John Doring)

4 special order 25, HQ 91st PA, 27 April 1865 (John Doring)

5 company K, descriptive roll (John Doring)

6 company K, second list of non-commissioned officers (John Doring)

7 company K, third descriptive roll (John Doring)

8 company K, fourth descriptive roll (John Dornig [?])

9 pension index, by name (John Doring)

10 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (John Doring)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed May 2007)

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John Doring 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]
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Doring John
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Corp
See also 62" Pa Inf

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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