91st PA: Francis Ford

Francis Ford

Before the war

He was born in 1842/43 (2 (21 in 1864)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, dark eyes, and dark hair (2).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 3 February 1864 (1, 2). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Shipley (2). He was mustered in by Lieutenant Hildebrand (2). He was a private in company D (1, 6).

He was detailed to the Signal Corps (5). On 13 July 1864, he returned to the regiment from the Signal Corps (3).

On 20 July 1864, he was reported absent without leave (4).

On 31 March 1865, he entered hospital, at Alexandria Virginia (2). His descriptive list was forwarded to Auger Hospital (2).

He was discharged by general order on 12 July 1865 (1). He was a private, in company D (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) (Francis Ford)

2 company D, second descriptive roll, entry 28 (Francis Ford)

3 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 13 July 1864 (Frank Ford)

4 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 20 July 1864 (Frank Ford)

5 'Roster of U.S. Army SIgnal Corps. 1861-1865'. (searched 27 December 2005) (Frank Ford)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

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

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]


Ford, Frank.
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
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