91st PA: James Ford

James Ford

Before the war

He was born in 1831/32 (3 (32 in 1864)). He was born in Ireland (3).

When he enlisted, he was a plumber (3, 4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, dark eyes, and dark hair (3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 23 September 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, by Captain Smith, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3). He was a private in company F (1, 4).

He deserted from Christian Street Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 25 March 1862 (1, 2, 3). He was a private, in company F (4).

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) (James Ford)

2 company F, register of deserters, #13 (James Ford [?])

3 company F, descriptive roll, #35 (James Ford)

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

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, James.
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
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