91st PA: William Gilliland

William Gilliland

Before the war

He was born in 1837/38 (5 (23 in 1861), 6 [25]). He was born in Ireland (5, 6).

When he enlisted, he was a weaver (5, 6).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and light hair (5, 6).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 30 September 1861 (1, 5). He was enlisted for three years, by Captain Dye, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5). He was a private in company F (1, 10-12).

He was wounded on 2 or 3 May 1863 at Chancellorsville, Virginia (1, 7, 8 [wounded in arm], 9 [arm]).

He deserted on 19 June 1863 from West Philadelphia Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4). On 18 September 1863, he was reported deserted from a hospital in Philadelphia (2). He returned on 19 November 1863, and was reported regained on 20 November 1863 (3, 4).

He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 24 December 1863 (1, 6). He was enlisted for three years, at Bealton, Virginia, by Lieutenant W H Carpenter (6).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company. He was a private, in company F (10-12).

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) (William Gilliland)

2 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 18 September 1863 (Private Gilliland)

3 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 20 November 1863 (Gilliland)

4 company F, register of deserters, #24 (William Gilliland)

5 company F, descriptive roll, #45 (William Gilliland)

6 company F, second descriptive roll, #12 (William Gilliland)

7 'Further from General Hooker's army', Philadelphia Inquirer, 7 May 1863, page 1 (W Gilliland)

8 'The ninety-first Pennsylvania volunteers', Philadelphia Press, Wednesday 13 May 1863, page 2 (Wm Gilleland)

9 'The Ninety-first Pennsylvania at Chancellorville', Philadelphia Inquirer 13 May 1863, page 8 (Wm Gilliand)

10 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William Gilland)

11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William Gilleland)

12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William Gilleland)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed November 2006)
pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed Nov 2006)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 3 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Gilland, William
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Gilleland, William

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 23 April 2014]

Gilliland, William
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Gilleland, William

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

Gilleland, William
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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