He was born in Scotland (2, 4, 7, 9, 10). He was born in December 1834 (9; 3 (22 (?) in 1865), 4 [58 in 1892], 7 [58 in 1892], 9 [65 in 1900], 10 [58 in 1892]; no age given in 2).
In 1855, he immigrated to the United States (9). By 1900, he was a naturalized citizen (9).
When he enlisted, he was a printer (2).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6-3/4 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, brown eyes, and brown hair (2).
He was a substitute (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private for one year, on 29 March 1865, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 2, 3, 6, 10). He was enlisted and mustered into service by Captain Palmer (2). He was a private in company E (1, 7, 10, 11).
He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 3, 6, 10). He served for four months (4, 7). He was a private, in company E (11).
After his discharge, he lived in Lowell, Massachusetts (10).
On 5 January 1893, he applied successfully from Maine for a pension (5, 6).
On 4 January 1892, he fractured his right leg, at South Birmingham, Massachusetts (10).
On 9 December 1892, he was admitted to the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (4, 10). He was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a light complexion, hazel eyes, and gray hair (10). He was a spinner (10). He was single (10). His nearest relative was John Flood, South Framingham, Massachusetts (10).
He was admitted from Massachusetts (4). He had a fractured leg (4).
In 1893, he was present at the Eastern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (4). He was apparently not receiving a pension (4).
On 5 January 1893, he again applied for a pension (6).
In 1900, he was living in the Eastern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (9). He was single (9).
On 7 April 1912, he died, apparently at the Eastern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (6, 7, 8, 10). He was receiving a pension of $12 per month (7). He died of acute alcoholism and chronic interstitial nephritis (10). He was buried at the Togus National Cemetery, Togus, Kennebec County, Maine (8, 10). He had $0.15 in money (10).
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 Company E descriptive roll, entry 166 (Alexander Frazier)
3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 17 May 2004 (Alexander Frazier)
4 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1893. Serial Set volume 3151, session volume 1, 53rd Congress, 1st Session. House Miscellaneous Document 35. Page 717. (Alex Frazier)
5 pension index, by name (Alexander Frazier)
6 pension index, by regiment (Alexander Frazier)
7 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1912. Serial Set volume 6473, Session volume 107, 62nd Congress, 3rd Session, House Document 1009. Page 321 (Alex Frazier)
8 Find a grave, memorial 2867699, imported from US Veteran's Affairs, added 4 March 2000, accessed 14 February 2011 (Alexander Frazier)
9 1900 US census, Maine, Kennebec County, Chelsea Town, Eastern Branch National Home for D.V.S., supervisor's district 109, enumeration district 267, microfilm series T623, film 593, page 179 = 8 A handwritten (Alexander Frazier)
10 US National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938, Togus, Registers, F, transcribed from Ancestry, 16 February 2011, image 370 of 1073 (Alexander Frazier)
11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Alexander Frazier)
|birth date||Dec 1834|
|# years married|
|mother of how many children?|
|# of children living|
|# years in USA||45|
|# months not employed|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|
|Time and Place of Each Enlistment.||Mch 29 '1865|
|Company and Regiment.||E 91 Pa|
|Time and Place of Discharge.||July 10 1865|
|Cause of Discharge.||End of War|
|Kind and Degree of Disability.||Fracture Right leg|
|When and Where Contracted.||So Birmingham Mass Jany 4 1892|
|Color of Eyes.||Haz|
|Color of Hair.||Gray|
|Residence Subsequent to Discharge.||Lowell Mass|
|Married or Single.||S|
|Name and Address of Nearest Relative.||John Flood|
So Framingham Mass
|Rate of Pension.||Date of Admission Re-Admission and Transfer.||Condition of Re-admission.||Date of Discharge and Transfer.||Cause of Discharge.||Date of Death.||Cause of Death.|
|Dec 9' 1892||April 7" 1912||Acute Alcoholism |
Chronic Interstitial Nephritis
|Certificate of Service||1|
|Personal, Appraised at||$||sold $|
|How disposed of|