He was born in 1830/31 (6 (30 in 1861), 7 (30 in 1861), 10 [28 in 1860]). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6, 10).
In fall 1859, he was living at Plum near Claiborne, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9). He was a boilermaker (9). Anthony Frates was also living there (9).
In 1860, he was living in ward 18, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (post office Kensington) (10). He was living with Anthony, Hannah, and William Frates (10). He was a boilermaker (10).
When he enlisted, he was a machinist, and was living at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6, 7).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, dark eyes, and dark hair (6, 7).
He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private on 12 September 1861 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 6, 7). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Starr (6). He was a private in company A (1, 11).
He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (8).
He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 26 December 1863, at Bealton, Virginia (1, 7).
On 18 March 1864, he was released from arrest and restored to duty, but the pay for the time he were absent, transportation, and the reward authorized for deserters, along with the cost of any lost property were deducted from his pay (3). (The consolidated morning reports apparently do not report him as a deserter.)
He was absent, sick, when the regiment mustered out (1, 6, 7). He was a private, in company A (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 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 5 August 1863
3 general order 3, HQ 91st PA, 18 March 1864
4 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 22 March 1863 (Pri Fraters)
5 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 10 December 1863 (Fraters)
6 company A descriptive roll, entry 17 (Fredrick Fraters)
7 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 5 May 2004 (Frederick Fraters; rolls also spell name 'Fratus')
8 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (Fred Fraters)
9 Biddle's Philadelphia city directory, 1860, page 324 (Frederick Frates)
10 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 18, NE division, post office Kensington, microfilm series M653, film 1168, page 291 = 293 handwritten (Fredk Frates)
11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Frederick Fratus)
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