91st PA: John Dougherty

John Dougherty

Before the war

He was born in 1825/26 (3 (35 in 1861), 5 (35 in 1861)). He was born in Ireland (5 [Philad Ireland]).

When he enlisted, he was a lab[orer] (5).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (3, 5).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 8 November 1861 (1, 2, 3, 5). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Casner (3, 5). He was mustered in as a private in company H, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 3, 6).

He was transferred on 4 December 1861 to company K (1, 2, 3).

He deserted from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 22 December 1861 (1, 3, 4). He was a private, in company K (6).

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 Dougherty)

2 company H, register of men transferred (John Dougerty)

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 13 March 2005 (John Dougherty)

4 company K, register of deserters, entry 5 (John Dougherty)

5 company K, descriptive roll (John Dougherty)

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

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 29 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Dougherty John
Co. H K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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