91st PA: Joseph Harsah (or Harcah)

Joseph Harsah (or Harcah)

Before the war

He was born in 1836/37 (2 (28 in 1865)). He was born in Germany (2).

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

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 2 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and brown hair (2).

During the war

He was a substitute for J Keller (1, 2). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 March 1865 (1, 2). He was enlisted for one year, at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, by Captain Foster (2). His service was credited to the 22nd Congressional District (2). He was a private in company G (1, 3, 4).

He received clothing worth $36.17 (2).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1). He was a private, in company G (3, 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) (Joseph Harcah [sic])

2 company G, descriptive roll, [#74] (Joseph Harsah [sic])

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

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

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 5 May 2014, from Fold3]


Harsch Joseph
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 12 May 2014]

Harcah Joseph
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Harsch Joseph

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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