91st PA--John Eringer

John Eringer

Before the war

He was born in 1835/36 (2 (29 in 1865), 6 [54 in 1892], 7 [54 in 1892], 8 [54 in 1892]). He was born in Germany (2, 6, 7, 8).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 6 feet 1 inch tall, and had a fair complexion, brown eyes, and dark hair (2).

During the war

He was a substitute (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 22 March 1865 (1, 2, 3, 5). He was enlisted for three years, at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, by Captain Patterson (2). He was a private in company C (1, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 3, 5). He had served for four months (6, 7, 8). He was a private, in company C (9, 10).

After the war

In 1890, he was living in Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania (3).

On 13 August 1890, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (4, 5).

On 25 July 1892, he was admitted from Pennsylvania to the National Soldiers Home (6, 7, 8).

In 1893, he was present at the Central Branch of the National Soldiers Home (7). He was receiving a pension of $8 per month (7). He had chronic diarrhea (7).

In 1902, he was receiving a pension of $8 per month, and had diarrhea (6).

He again applied for a pension on 17 November 1908 (5).

He died on 2 January 1916, at the National Military Home in Ohio (5, 8). He was then receiving a pension of $21 per month (8).

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 Eringer)

2 company C, descriptive roll, entry 167 (John Eringer)

3 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Altoona, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 28, page 7 (John Ehringer)

4 pension index, by name (John Eringer)

5 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company C (John Eringer)

6 Serial Set volume 4490, session volume 51, 57th Congress, 2nd session, House Document 54, Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the Fiscal year ended June 30, 1902. Page 391. (John Eringer)

7 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1893. Serial Set volume 3151, session volume 1, 53rd Congress, 1st Session. House Miscellaneous Document 35. (John Fringer [sic])

8 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1916. Serial Set volume 7226, session volume 100, 64th Congress, 2nd Session, House Document 1781. Page 279 (John Eringer)

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

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

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Altoona, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 28, page 7]
[line] 40
[house] 565
[family] 565
[name] John Ehringer
[rank] Private
[company] C
[unit] 91 Pa Vol
[enlistment date] = Mch 1865
[discharge date] = July 1865
[length of service] [blank]
[post office address] Do " [sc. Altoona 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 2 Apr 2014, from Fold3]


Eringer John
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 2 April 2014]

Erringer John
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Eringer John

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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