91st PA: Augustus Flicker

Augustus Flicker

Before the war

He was born in 1843/44 (4 (18 in 1862), 5 [16 in 1860]). He was born in New York State (4, 5 [Philadelphia]).

In 1860, he was living in ward 1, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5). He was a brickyard boy (5).

When he enlisted, he was a brickmo[ulder] (4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a light complexion, gray eyes, and light hair (4).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 2 August 1862 (1, 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Alexandria, Virginia, by Lieutenant Weeks (4). He was a private in company F (1, 6).

On 19 April 1863, he was sent to the corps hospital (2).

He was discharged at a hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 8 June 1863, or possibly on 18 June 1863, on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 3, 4). He was a private, in company F (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) (Augustus Flicker)

2 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 24 April 1863 (Private Flicker)

3 company F, register of men discharged (Augustus Flicker)

4 company F, descriptive roll, #101 (Augustus Flicker)

5 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 1, precincts 6, 7, and 9, microfilm series M653, film 1151, page 650 = 184 handwritten (Agust [sic] Flicker)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed February 2007)

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 1, precincts 6, 7, and 9, microfilm series M653, film 1151, page 650 = 184 handwritten]
[I did not transcribe the other members of this household, headed by John (36, cooper) and Margaret Shaffer]
line3738
Dwelling number[1076] 
Family number[1394] 
NameJohn FlickerAgust [sic] "
Age1716
SexMM
Color  
OccupationBrickyard Boy"
Value of real estate owned  
Value of personal estate  
Place of birth" [sc. Phila]"
Married within year  
Attended school within year  
Cannot read & write  
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.  

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 13 Apr 2014, from Fold3]


Flicker, Augustus.
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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