He was born in 1816/17 (3 (44 in 1861), 4 [72 in 1882?], 6 [59 in 1870], 7 [69 in 1880]). He was born in Hanover, Germany (4, 6, 7).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 18 October 1861 (1, 3, 5, 9). He enlisted at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3). He was mustered in, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as a private in company I (1, 3, 10, 11).
In 1870, he was living in the 11th ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6). He was living with his wife Caroline (6). He was a tailor (6).
In 1880, he was living at 8 [?] Crawford [??], Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7). He was living with his wife Caroline, his daughter [?] Caroline Schearer, and his grandson [??] George Schearer (7). He was a tailor (7).
On 28 November 1881, he applied unsuccessfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (8, 9).
On 7 February 1882, he was admitted to the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (4). He had an eye disease (4). He was present at the Southern Branch in 1883 (4).
In 1890, he was living at the Southern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (5). He suffered from "par" (partial?) blindness (5).
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 consolidated morning report, 12 February 1863 (Private Gauz)
3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 28 March 2005 (Charles Gauze)
4 National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. Report of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, transmitting the report of the said board for the year ending June 30, 1884. January 5, 1885. Serial Set volume 2310, session volume 1, 48th Congress, 2nd Session, House Miscellaneous Document 11, page 216 (Charles Ganz [sic])
5 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Virginia, Elizabeth City County, National Soldiers Home, supervisor's district 1 (image 263 on Ancestry) (Charles Ganz [sic])
6 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 33rd district 11th ward, microfilm series M593, film 1396, page 43 = 85 handwritten (Charles Ganz)
7 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district , enumeration district 193 [?], microfilm series T9, film 1172, page 492 D = 16 [?] (Charles Gantz)
8 pension index, by name (Charles Ganz)
9 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company I (Charles Ganz)
10 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Charles Ganzo)
11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Charles Ganz)
|Name||Ganz Charles||- Caroline|
|Real estate value|
|Personal estate value|
|Father foreign born||1||1|
|Mother foreign born||1||1|
|Birth month if born within year|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|street name||Crawford [??]|
|house number||8 [?]|
|dwelling visit #||133|
|family visit #||191|
|name||Gantz Charles||Gantz Caroline||Schearer Caroline||Schearer George|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|school this year|