He was born in 1843/44 (9 (18 in 1862), 13 [born 1856], 15 [39 in 1900, born Dec 1860], 16 [50 in 1910], 17 [70 in 1920]). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9, 16, 17).
When he enlisted, he was a glass blower (9).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 3 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair (9).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 2 August 1862 (1, 9, 12, 13). He was enlisted for three years, at Alexandria, Virginia, by Lieutenant Weeks (9). He was a private, in company F (1, 19, 20, 21, 22).
He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (11).
On 30 December 1863, Sinex reported that he was one of 30 men who had more than fifteen months to serve who were willing to reenlist (2). On 2 January 1864, he was transferred to the 155th Pennsylvania Infantry, while those eligible were on veterans' leave (6).
In 1896/98, he married Harriett [unknown family name] (15, 16). In 1900, she reported having had one child, who was not alive (15). In 1910, she reported having had no children (16).
In 1900, he was living at 1546 South 12th Street, ward 26, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (15). He was living with his wife Harriet (15). He was a bartender (15).
On 29 October 1902, he successfully applied for a pension (12, 14).
In 1910, he was living at 1546 South 12th Street, ward 26, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (16). He was living with his wife Harriet (16). He had a saloon (16).
On 30 December 1911, he again applied for a pension (12).
In 1920, he was living at 1526 South 12th Street, ward 26, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (17). He was living with his wife Harriet (17). He was a machinist (17).
He died on 13 March 1922, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (12, 13, 18). He was buried in Fernwood Cemetery, Fernwood, Delaware County, Pennsylvania (13, 18). Invited to the funeral were the Robert A Lamberton Lodge number 487 F and AM, and the Curry Post number 18 of the Grand Army of the Republic (18).
On 28 [?] March 1922, his widow, Harriet Flemming, successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (12, 14).
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 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 30 December 1863
3 special order 98, HQ 91st PA, 20 October 1864 (George Flemming)
4 special order 9, HQ 91st PA, 17 February 1865 (George Flemming)
5 enlisted men's furloughs (Flemming)
6 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 2 January 1864 (Fleming)
7 company F, list of non-commissioned officers (George Flemming)
8 company F, register of men discharged (George Flemming)
9 company F, descriptive roll, #100 (George Fleming)
10 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 21 October 1864 (Privt Fleming)
11 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (George Flemming)
12 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (George Flemming)
13 Pennsylvania veterans burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 15 December 2010) (George W Fleming)
14 pension index, by name, available on Ancestry (transcribed 15 December 2010) (George W Flemming)
15 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 26, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 625, microfilm series T623, film 1468, page 138 = 9 A handwritten (George W Fleming)
16 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 26, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 571, microfilm series T624, film 1400, page 60 = 20 B handwritten (George Flemming)
17 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 26, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 832, microfilm series T625, film 1629, page 106 = 4 A handwritten (George Fleming)
18 [death notice], Evening public ledger (Philadelphia [Pa.]) 14 March 1922, night extra, page 2 column 5 (George Flemming)
19 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George Flemming)
20 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George Flemmings)
21 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George Flemmings)
22 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George Fleming)
|name||Fleming George W||- Harriet|
|birth date||Dec 1860||Nov 1870|
|# years married||3||3|
|mother of how many children?||1|
|# of children living||0|
|# years in USA|
|# months not employed||0|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|
|name||Flemming George||- Harrett [sic]|
|#years present marriage||12||12|
|mother of # children||0|
|mother of # living children||0|
|birthplace||Phila Pa||Phila Pa|
|father's birthplace||Phila Pa||England Eng|
|mother's birthplace||Phila Pa||England Eng|
|nature of industry etc.|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?|
|# weeks out of work 1909|
|school since 1 Sep 09|
|owned free or mortagaged|
|nr on farm schedule|
|civil war vet||[blank]|
|deaf & dumb|
|street||South 12th St|
|dwelling visit number||51|
|family visit number||56|
|name||Fleming George||- Harriette|
|free/mortgaged (if owned)|
|age at last birthday||70||47|
|year of immigration|
|year of naturalization|
|attended school since Sept 1919|
|father's native language||English|
|mother's native language||English||English|
|can speak English||Yes||Yes|
|number of farm schedule||W|
FLEMMING.--March 13. GEORGE W., husband of Harriet Flemming. Relatives and friends, also Robert A. Lamberton Lodge No. 487, F. and A. M.; Curry Post No. 18, G.A.R., are invited to attend funeral, Thursday, 2 P.M., from his late residence, 1546 S. 12th st. Interment Fernwood Cemetery. Remains may be viewed Wednesday evening.