91st PA: George Harman

George Harman

Before the war

He was born in 1841/42 (2 (23 in 1865), 5 [68 in 1910]). He was born in Adams County, Pennsylvania (2, 5).

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

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair (2).

During the war

He also served in Warren's Company, of the Pennsylvania Cavalry (3, 4).

He also served in company F of Ramsey's Battalion of Pennsylvania Infantry (3, 4).

He was drafted from Tyrone Township, Adams County (1, 2). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 28 February 1865 (1, 2). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, by Captain Eyster (2). His service was credited to the Sixteenth Congressional District (2). He served as a private in company G (1, 6).

He received clothing worth $36.03 (2).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1). He was a private in company G (6).

After the war

In 1866/67, he married Martha A [unknown family name] (5). In 1910, she had had four children, all of whom were alive (5).

On 15 August 1890, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (3, 4).

On 19 February 1907, he again applied for a pension (4).

In 1910, he was living at 463 King Street, Shippensburg Borough, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania (5). He was living with his wife Martha and son Harry (5). He was a home carpenter, and had been out of work eight weeks in 1909 (5).

He died on 8 September 1910 [?], at Shippensburg, [Cumberland County,] Pennsylvania (4).

On 16 September 1913, his widow, Martha A Harman, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (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) (George M [sic] Harman)

2 company G, second descriptive list, [#94] (George R [sic] Harman)

3 pension index, by name (George R Harman)

4 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (George R Harman)

5 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Shippensburg Borough, supervisor's district 14, enumeration district 34, microfilm series T624, film 1335, page 151 = 6 B handwritten (George A Harman)

6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George R Harman)

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed 22 May 2007)
RootsWeb WorldConnect
searched June 2007

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Shippensburg Borough, supervisor's district 14, enumeration district 34, microfilm series T624, film 1335, page 151 = 6 B handwritten]
line565758
streetKing Street
house nr463  
dwelling nr163  
family nr165  
nameHarman, George A.- Martha A-- Harry W
relationshipHeadWifeSon
sexMFM
colorWWW
age686240
marital statusM1M1S
#years present marriage4343 
mother of # children 4 
mother of # living children 4 
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigrated   
naturalized/alien   
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationCarpenterNoneSalesman
nature of industry etc.Home Furniture
employer etc.W W
out of work 15 Apr 1910?Yes No
# weeks out of work 19098 0
can readYesYesYes
can writeYesYesYes
school since 1 Sep 09   
owned/rentedO  
owned free or mortagagedF  
farm/houseH  
nr on farm schedule   
civil war vetUA  
blind   
deaf & dumb   

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 4 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Harman George R.
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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