91st PA: William P Hagerman

William P Hagerman

Before the war

He was born in 1825/26 (6 (35 in 1861), 7 (38 in 1863), 13 [54 in 1880]). He was born in Easton, Pennsylvania (6, 7, 13 [New Jersey]).

When he enlisted, he was a cooper (6, 7).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9 inches tall, and had a light complexion, hazel eyes, and light hair (6, 7).

During the war

He also served in company E of the 47th Pennsylvania Infantry and company D of the 1st Pennsylvania Infantry (11, 14, 15).

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 15 September 1861 (1, 6, 8 [Aug 61]). He enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6). He was a private, in company D (1, 15, 16).

According to the company descriptive roll, he was transferred by regimental order, presumably from one company to another (6). I have seen no other records that mention this.

He was wounded on 3 May 1863 at Chancellorsville, Virginia (1).

He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (12).

He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 26 December 1863 (1, 7, 8). He was reenlisted for three years, at Bealton Virginia, by Lieutenant Swan (7).

On 17 February 1864, he was reported deserted (4).

He was promoted to corporal effective 1 March 1864 (5, 7).

On (effective?) 20 October 1864, he was reduced to the ranks for being absent without leave (2, 9). On 23 October 1864, he was reported returned from being absent without leave, and in arrest (10).

He entered Emory Hospital on 30 October 1864 (7).

On 17 December 1864, he was restored to his former rank of corporal, effective 1 November 1864 (3).

He was absent, sick, when the regiment mustered out (1). He was then a corporal (1).

He was discharged on 20 July 1865 (8). He was a corporal, in company D (15, 16).

After the war

On 13 August 1865, he applied successfully for a pension (11, 14).

In 1880, he was living in Hope Village, Warren County, New Jersey (13). He was living with his wife Susan (13). He was a cooper (13).

In 1890, he was living in Hope Township, Warren County, New Jersey (8). He had a bullet wound in his right leg (8).

On 13 May 1897, he died (14).

On 2 June [?] 1892 [?], his widow, Sarah M Hagerman, applied successfully from New Jersey for a pension (11, 14).

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 P Hagerman)

2 special order 97, HQ 91st PA, 20 October 1864 (Corporal Hagerman)

3 special order 118, HQ 91st PA, 17 December 1864 (William P Hagerman)

4 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 17 February 1864 (#1) (Wm P Hagerman)

5 company D, list of non-commissioned officers (William P Hagerman)

6 company D, descriptive roll, entry 9 (William P Hagerman)

7 company D, second descriptive roll, entry 6 (William P Hagerman)

8 1890 US censusr, veterans' schedule, New Jersey, Warren County, Hope Township, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 49, page 3 (William P Hagerman)

9 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 21 October 1864 (Privt Hagerman)

10 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 23 October 1864 (Privt Hagerman)

11 pension index, by name (William P Hagerman)

12 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (Wm P Hagerman)

13 1880 US census, New Jersey, Warren County, Hope Village, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 199, microfilm series T9, film 799, page 419 = 15 C handwritten (William Hagerman)

14 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company D (William P Hagerman)

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

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

1880 census

[1880 US census, New Jersey, Warren County, Hope Village, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 199, microfilm series T9, film 799, page 419 = 15 C handwritten]
line4748
street name  
house number  
dwelling visit #12 
family visit #12 
nameHagerman WilliamSusan
colorWW
sexMF
age5444
month born if born in year  
relationship Wife
single  
married11
widowed/divorced  
married during year  
occupationCooperKeeping house
months unemployed  
currently ill?  
blind  
deaf/dumb  
idiotic  
insane  
disabled  
school this year  
can't read  
can't write  
birthplaceNew JerseyNew Jersey
father's birthplaceN.J.N.J.
mother's birthplaceN.J.N.J.

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, New Jersey, Warren County, Hope Township, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 49, page 3]
[line] 27
[house] 227
[family] 240
[name] Hagerman P William [sic]
[rank] Private
[company] D
[unit] 91 Pa Inf
[enlistment date] Aug 1861
[discharge date] 20 July 1865
[length of service] [blank]
[post office address] Hope Warren Co N J
[disability incurred] Bullet wound in Right Leg
[remarks] Reinlist in Same Regt 3 yrs

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 1 May 2014, from Fold3]


Hagerman William P.
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Corp.
See also 47 Pa. Inf.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 4 May 2014]

Hageman William P.
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Corp.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Hagerman William P.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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