91st PA: James Gere

James Gere

Before the war

He was born in 1845/46 (2 (19 in 1865)).

When he enlisted, he was a laborer (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 6 feet 3-1/4 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and brown hair (2).

During the war

He also served in the 149th New York Infantry (3, 4). He was a private in company C (4).

He was a substitute (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service for one year, on 27 March 1865, at West Chester, Pennsylvania (1, 2). He was enlisted and mustered into service by Captain Christma (2). He was a private in company E (1, 3).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1). He was a private, in company E (3).

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 descriptive roll, company E, entry 154

3 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (James Gere)

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

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]


Gere, James
Co. E [?], 91 Pennsylvania Inf. [either 'E' is written over 'C', or 'C' is written over 'E']
Pvt | Pvt
See also Geer, James 149 N.Y. Inf.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 17 April 2014, from the New York cards]

Geer James
Co. C, 149 N.Y. Infantry.
Private | Private
See also Gere, James 91 Pa. Inf.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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