91st PA: Alexander Frazier

Alexander Frazier

Before the war

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).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6-3/4 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, brown eyes, and brown hair (2).

During the war

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 the war

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).

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)

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)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed May 2007

1900 census

[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]
line27
street 
house number 
dwelling number 
family number 
nameFrazier Alexander
relationship 
colorW
sexM
birth dateDec 1834
age65
married?S
# years married 
mother of how many children? 
# of children living 
birthplaceScotland
father's birthplaceScotland
mother's birthplaceScotland
immigration year1855
# years in USA45
naturalized citizen?Na
occupation 
# months not employed 
# months in school 
can readyes
can writeyes
speaks Englishyes
owned/rented 
free or mortgaged 
farm/house 
# of farm schedule 

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 16 Apr 2014, from Fold3]


Frazier, Alexander.
Co. E, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

Register of the National Military Home

[US National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938, Togus, Registers, F, transcribed from Ancestry, 16 February 2011, image 370 of 1073]

8533
Frazier Alexander
Co G

MILITARY HISTORY
Time and Place of Each Enlistment.Mch 29 '1865
Phila Pa
Rank.Pvt
Company and Regiment.E 91 Pa
Time and Place of Discharge.July 10 1865
Phila Pa
Cause of Discharge.End of War
Kind and Degree of Disability.Fracture Right leg
When and Where Contracted.So Birmingham Mass Jany 4 1892


DOMESTIC HISTORY
Where Born.Scotland
Age.58
Height.5 7
Complexion.Light
Color of Eyes.Haz
Color of Hair.Gray
Occupation.Spinner
Residence Subsequent to Discharge.Lowell Mass
Married or Single.S
Name and Address of Nearest Relative.John Flood
So Framingham Mass


HOME HISTORY.
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.
$6
8
10
12
Dec 9' 1892       April 7" 1912 Acute Alcoholism
Chronic Interstitial Nephritis

GENERAL REMARKS
PAPERS.
Admission Paper1
Army Discharge 
Certificate of Service1
Pension Certificate907.780.
EFFECTS
Money $.15
Pension Money 
Personal, Appraised atsold $ 
Total 
How disposed of   
Buried in Home Cemetery
Grave 2999 = 10-4-1912
Sec. B Row 3 #12

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