91st PA--Christian Eppleman

Christian Eppleman

Before the war

He was born on 4 July 1835 (9; 3 (29 in 1865), 6 [44 in 1880]). He was born in Pennsylvania (6).

During the war

He was drafted (1, 3). He was mustered into service on 28 February 1865 at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (1, 3, 4, 8, 9 [25 Feb 65]). He was a private, in company F (1, 10).

He was discharged near Washington DC by special order on 29 April 1865 or on 15 May 1865 (1, 2 [29 Apr], 29 [15 May], 4 [15 May], 8 [15 May], 9 [15 May]). He was a private, in company F (10).

After the war

In 1880, he was living in Bendersville, Adams County, Pennsylvania (6). He was living with his wife Mary and children Anna, William, and John (6). He was a laborer, and had been out of work for three months (6).

In 1890, he was living in Menallen Township or Bendersville Borough, Adams County, Pennsylvania (4).

On 16 July 1890, he successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (5, 8).

He received an increased pension in May 1897 (7). He was then living in Menallen (7).

On 3 December 1904, he died (9). He was buried in Haven of Rest Cemetery, Bendersville, Adams County, Pennsylvania (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) (Christ'n Eppleman)

2 company F, register of men discharged (Christian Eppleman)

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 19 January 2005 (Christian Eppleman)

4 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township and Bendersville Borough, page 10 [?] (Christian Eppleman)

5 pension index, by name (Christian Eppleman)

6 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Bendersville, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 43, microfilm series T9, film 1085, page 48 A = 40 handwritten (Chrysostum Eppleman)

7 [pension increase]. Gettysburg Compiler, 4 May 1897, page 3 (Christian Eppleman)

8 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (Christian Eppleman)

9 Pennsylvania veterans burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 4 December 2010) (Chrysostom Eppleman)

10 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Christian Eppleman)

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Bendersville, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 43, microfilm series T9, film 1085, page 48 A = 40 handwritten]
line1213141516
street name     
house number     
dwelling visit #370    
family visit #402    
nameEppleman Chrysostum- Mary- Anna- William- John
colorWWWWW
sexMFFMM
age443619 [?]1310
month born if born in year     
relationship WifeDaughterSonSon
single  111
married11   
widowed/divorced     
married during year     
occupationLaborerKeeping home   
months unemployed3    
currently ill?     
blind     
deaf/dumb     
idiotic     
insane     
disabled     
school this year   11
can't read     
can't write     
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePaPaPaPaPa
mother's birthplacePaPaPaPaPa

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township and Bendersville Borough, page 10 [?]]
[line] 31
[house] 396
[family] 404
[name] Christian Eppleman
[rank] Private
[company] F
[unit] 91 Regt P V
[enlistment date] 28 Feb 1865
[discharge date] 15 May 1865
[length of service] [blank] years, 2 months, 17 days
[post office address] Bendersville Adams Co Pa
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 1 Apr 2014, from Fold3]


Eppleman Christian
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

[pension increase]

[Gettysburg Compiler, 4 May 1897, page 3]

In the pension lists during the week were an increase to Christian Eppleman, of Menallen, and ....

Pennsylvania veterans burial record

[Pennsylvania veterans burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 4 December 2010)]

RECORD OF BURIAL PLACE OF VETERAN
ADAMS County
NAME Eppleman, Chrysostom
DATE OF BIRTH 7/4/1835
DATE OF DEATH 12/3/1904
VETERAN OF Civil WAR
SERVED IN ARMY
DATES OF SERVICE 2/25.1865 5/15/1865
ORGANIZATION(S) Co. F, 91st Pa.
RANK [blank]
CEMETERY NAME Haven of Rest
[CEMETERY] LOCATION Bendersville
LOCATION OF GRAVE IN CEMETERY [blank]
HEADSTONE [blank]
INFORMATION GIVEN BY Henry Stewart
DATE [blank]
REMARKS

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