He was born in 1816/17 (6 (44 in 1861), 7 (44 in 1861), 10 [52 in 1870], 12 [44 in 1860], 13 [65 in 1880], 14 [67 at death in 1883]). He was born in Little Washington, Lancaster, Pennsylvania (6, 10, 12, 13, 14). He was born to John and Susan Fletcher (14).
In 1860, he was living in the 15th ward of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (12). He was living with his wife Sarah, and children John, Mary, Lizzie, Howard, and Anna, along with Robert H Lout (head of household) and Newton Lout (12). He was a carpenter (12).
When he enlisted, he was a carpenter, and was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 11-1/2 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (6, 7).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 18 October 1861 (1, 7). He enlisted at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7). He was mustered into service at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as a private in company I (1, 7, 15).
He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (8).
He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 5, 6, 7). He was a corporal, in company I (15 (cpl)).
In 1870, he was living in ward 20, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10). He was a carpenter, and owned $1,800 in real estate, and $600 in personal property (10). He was living with his wife Sarah, and with Jacob, Mary, Elizabeth, Howard, Emma, and Susan (presumably their children (10).
In 1880, he was living at 1207 Heath [?] Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (13). He was living with his wife Sarah A, children Mary, Elizabeth, Howard, Emma, and Susie, and a grandson, Charles Druckenmiller (13). He was a carpenter (13).
He died on 18 December 1883, of injuries received by a fall down stairs (11, 14). He died at (or was buried from) 124 South Eleventh Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (14). He was married (14). He was a carpenter (14). On 21 December 1883, he was buried at Fernwood Cemetery (14).
On 28 July 1890, his widow, Sarah A Fletcher, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (9, 11).
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 35, HQ 91st PA, 7 April 1864
3 general order 8, HQ 91st PA, 15 April 1864
4 letter, Sellers to Bartlett, 17 November 1864
5 company I, list of non-commissioned officers (Robert C Fletcher)
6 company I, descriptive roll, #4 (Robert C Fletcher [?])
7 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 24 March 2005 (Robert C Fletcher)
8 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (R C Fletcher)
9 pension index, by name (Robert C Fletcher)
10 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 20, microfilm series M593, film 1406, page 92 (Robert Fletcher)
11 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company I (Robert C Fletcher)
12 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 15th ward, microfilm series M653, film 1165, pages 122-123 = 122-123 handwritten (Robt C Fletcher)
13 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadlephia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 387, microfilm series T9, film 1179, page 70 = 11 C handwritten (Robart [sic] Fletcher)
14 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 18 December 1883 (Robert C Fletcher)
15 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Robert C Fletcher)
|Name||Robt H Lout||Robt C Fletcher||Sarah "||John B Fletcher||Mary "||Lizzie "||Howard "||Anna V "||Newton Lout|
|Value of real estate owned|
|Value of personal estate|
|Place of birth||Penna||"||"||Penna||"||"||"||"||"|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year||1||1|
|Cannot read & write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Name||Fletcher, Robert||- Sarah||- Jacob||- Mary||- Elizabeth||- Howard||- Emma||- Susan|
|Occupation||Carpt||Keep house||Carpt [illegible word--perhaps 'journy']||Dress mkr||At home||At school||At school|
|Real estate value||1800|
|Personal estate value||600|
|Father foreign born|
|Mother foreign born|
|Birth month if born within year|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year||1||1|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|street name||Heath [?] St|
|dwelling visit #||93|
|family visit #||107|
|name||Fletcher Robart [sic]||- Sarah A.||- Mary M.||- Elizabeth||- Howard R.||- Emma D.||- Susie L.||Druckenmiller Chas.|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Carpenter||Keeping House||Dress Maker||Vest Maker||Laborer||At Home||At School||At School|
|school this year||1||1|