He was born in 1840/41 (4 (22 in 1863), 5 (22 in 1863), 14 [41 in 1880]). He was born in Pennsylvania (4, 5, 14).
When he enlisted, he was a farmer (4, 5).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4-1/2 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (4, 5).
He also served in company G of the 58th Pennsylvania Militia Infantry (6, 11).
He was drafted (1, 4, 5). He was enlisted and mustered into service on 13 or 15 July 1863 in the 62nd Pennsylvania Infantry (1, 4 , 5 ). He served in company M (11, 15). He was enlisted for three years (4, 5). His service was credited to the 23rd congressional district (4, 5).
He was transferred on 20 July 1864 from company M of the 62nd Pennsylvania to the 91st. On 21 July 1864, he, and the other members of companies L and M, were assigned to company G (2). On 22 July 1864, they were transferred to company K, following brigade orders to assign them to the smallest company (3). He was then absent, as a private (3). He was a private in company K (1, 15, 16).
He was absent, sick, when the regiment mustered out (1). He was a private, in company K (16).
In 1880, he was living in Cranberry Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania (14). He was living with his wife Martha, and chidlren Allen, Newman, and Lizzie (14). He was a farmer (14).
In 1890, he was living in Pulaski, Beaver County, Pennsylvania (post office New Brighton) (7).
On 22 October 1891, he applied unsuccessfully for a pension (6, 11).
He died on 10 April 1900 (11).
On 1 May 1900, his widow, Martha Freeman, applied unsuccessfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 11).
In 1900, his widow, Martha Freeman, was living in Entoole [?] Borough, Beaver County, Pennsylvania (8). She was living with her children Newman, Blanche [?], and Ulysses [?] (8). She had had four children, all of whom were alive (8).
In 1910, his widow, Martha Freeman, was living in Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pennsylvania (9). She was living with her sons Newman and Ulysses (9). She had had four children, all of whom were alive (9).
In 1920, his widow, Martha Freeman, was living in Eastvale Borough, Beaver County, Pennsylvania (10). She was living with her daughter-in-law N C Freeman, and two grandchildren (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) (James E Freeman)
2 special order 65, HQ 91st PA, 21 July 1864 (James Freeman)
3 special order 66, HQ 91st PA, 22 July 1864 (James Freeman)
4 company K, third descriptive roll (James Freeman)
5 company K, fourth descriptive roll (James Freeman)
6 pension index, by name (James Freeman)
7 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Beaver County, Pulaski, supervisor's district 11, enumeration district 198, page 1 (James Freeman)
8 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Beaver County, Entoole [?] Borough, supervisor's district 19, enumeration district 26, microfilm series T623, film 1374, page 296 = 18 A handwritten (Martha Freeman)
9 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Beaver County, Beaver Falls, ward 5, supervisor's district 21, enumeration district 14, microfilm series T624, film 1310, page 140 = 7 A handwritten (Martha Freeman)
10 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Beaver County, Eastvale Borough, supervisor's district 22, enumeration district 33, microfilm series T625, film 1531, page 245 = 5 A handwritten (Martha A Freeman)
11 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (James E Freeman)
12 company K, monthly report, April 1865 (Jas Freeman)
13 monthly return, company K, June 1865 (James Freeman)
14 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Butler County, Cranberry Township, supervisor's district 10, enumeration district 38, microfilm series T9, film 1108, page 164 = 5 A handwritten (James Freeman)
15 Page 194. Floyd G Hoenstine. Military services and genealogical records of soldiers of Blair County, Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA: Telegraph Press, 1940. (James E Freeman)
16 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (James Freeman)
|dwelling visit #||46|
|family visit #||47|
|name||Freeman James||- Martha||- Allen D||- Newman B||- Lizzie B|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Farmer||Keeping House||At Home||At Home|
|school this year|
|name||Freeman Martha||- Newman||- Blanche [?]||- Ulisus [??] C|
|birth date||[illegible month; perhaps Dec] 1844 [??]||May 1875||Apr 1877||March 1881|
|# years married|
|mother of how many children?||4|
|# of children living||4|
|# years in USA|
|# months not employed||0||4|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged||F|
|# of farm schedule|
|name||Freeman Newman B||- Martha||- Ulyses [sic] C|
|#years present marriage|
|mother of # children||4|
|mother of # living children||4|
|father's birthplace||Pennsylvania||United States||Pennsylvania|
|mother's birthplace||Pennsylvania||United States||Pennsylvania|
|nature of industry etc.||Post Office||Tile [?] Works|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?||No||No|
|# weeks out of work 1909||0||3|
|school since 1 Sep 09|
|owned free or mortagaged||M|
|nr on farm schedule|
|civil war vet|
|deaf & dumb|
|dwelling visit number||92|
|family visit number||94|
|name||Freeman NC||- Lester C||- Mildred V||- Martha A|
|relationship||Head||Son||Daughter||Mother in law|
|free/mortgaged (if owned)||M|
|age at last birthday||34||7||4 10/12||75|
|marital status||Wd||S||S||S [sic]|
|year of immigration|
|year of naturalization|
|attended school since Sept 1919||Yes|
|can write||Yes|| ||Yes|
|father's native language|
|mother's native language|
|can speak English||Yes||Yes|
|industry, business||Glove Factory|
|number of farm schedule||440|