He was born in 1838 (6; 3 [24, probably in 1863], 4 , 7 [12 in 1850], 8 [30 in 1870]). He was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania (3, 4, 7, 8).
In 1850, he was living with Daniel Heckman (presumably his father), and with Samuel, James, George, John, Mark, Eli, and Mary Heckman (perhaps siblings), along with Hannah Thomas (7). He had attended school within the year (7). Daniel was a boatbuilder (7).
When he enlisted, he was a boatman (4).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and black hair (3, 4 [5'6"]).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 27 January 1862 (1, 4, 6). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Furlick [?] (3, 4). He was mustered in at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as a private in company I (1, 4, 10, 11).
He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (5).
He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 3, 4, 6). He was a corporal in company I (10, 11).
In 1870, he was living in ward 6, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania (8). He was living with Rebecca (presumably his wife) (8). He was a laborer (8).
He was buried in Aulenbachs Cemetery, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania (6).
In 1880, Rebecca Heckman, who may be his widow, was living with her mother Catharine Faust, at 242 Culpehocken Street, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania (9). She was working out (9). She was living with her son George (9).
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 special order 22, HQ 91st PA, 26 March 1865 (Enos B Heckman [the i's and e's are hard to distinguish, but my best guess is that it's an 'e'])
3 company I, descriptive roll, #14 (Enos B Hickman)
4 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 24 March 2005 (Enos B Hickman)
5 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (E B Hickman)
6 Pennsylvania veterans burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 9 March 2011) (E B Heckman)
7 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Union Township, microfilm series M432, film 754, page 298 recto = 29 handwritten to 298 verso = 30 handwritten (Enos Heckman)
8 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Reading, ward 6, microfilm series M593, film 1307, page 59 = 35 handwritten (Enos Hickman)
9 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Reading, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 50, microfilm series T9, film 1101, page 242 = 42 B handwritten (Rebecca Heckman)
10 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Enos B Hickman)
11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Enos B Heckman)
|Name||Daniel Heckman||Samuel "||James "||George "||Enos "||John "||Mark "||Eli "||Mary A Heckman||Hannah E Thomas|
|Occupation of males over 15 years||Boatbuilder||"||"||"|
|Real estate owned||1000|
|Birthplace||" [sc. Pa]||"||"||"||"||"||"||"||Pa||"|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year||1||1||1||1||1|
|Over 20 & can't read/write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Dwelling-house number||" [sc. 263]|
|Real estate value|
|Personal estate value|
|Father foreign born|
|Mother foreign born|
|Birth month if born within year|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|street name||Culpehocken Street|
|dwelling visit #||391|
|family visit #||441|
|name||Faust Catharine||- Adam||- John||Heckman Rebecca||- George|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Keeping House||Laborer||Laborer||Works Out|
|currently ill?||kidney stones [?]|
|school this year|