91st PA: John Geil

John Geil

Before the war

He was born in 1835/36 (3 (24 in 1861)).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 3 October 1861 (1, 3 [10 Nov]). He was a private in company D (1, 3, 4).

He deserted at Camp Chase, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 26 January 1862 (1, 3) or 8 October 1861 (2). He was a private, in company D (4).

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) (John Geil)

2 company D, register of deserters (John Geil)

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 9 August 2004 (John Geil; roll has 'John Giel')

4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John Geil)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed February 2007)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 17 Apr 2014, from Fold3]


Geil, John
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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