91st PA: Enos B Hickman

Enos B Hickman

Before the war

He was born in 1838 (6; 3 [24, probably in 1863], 4 [23], 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).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and black hair (3, 4 [5'6"]).

During the war

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 reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 25 February 1864 (1, 4). He enlisted at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4).

He was wounded on 18 or 23 June 1864 (1 [23 Jun], 3 [18 Jun], 4 [23 Jun]).

On 26 March 1865, he was promoted to corporal, effective 1 March 1865 (1, 2, 4).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 3, 4, 6). He was a corporal in company I (10, 11).

After the war

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).

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)

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)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed Feb 2007)
Find a grave
accessed 9 March 2011
RootsWeb WorldConnect
accessed 9 March 2011
1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed 11 March 2011)

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Enos B Hickman in the 91st PA database

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Union Township, microfilm series M432, film 754, page 298 recto = 29 handwritten to 298 verso = 30 handwritten]
[identification is likely; he is the only candidate I have found, and the county matches the county in which he was buried]
line353637383940414212
Dwellings visited204         
Families visited221         
NameDaniel HeckmanSamuel "James "George "Enos "John "Mark "Eli "Mary A HeckmanHannah E Thomas
Age452119161210962028
Sexmmmmmmmmff
Color          
Occupation of males over 15 yearsBoatbuilder"""      
Real estate owned1000         
Birthplace" [sc. Pa]"""""""Pa"
Married within year          
Attended school within year   11111  
Over 20 & can't read/write          
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.          

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Reading, ward 6, microfilm series M593, film 1307, page 59 = 35 handwritten]
[identification is likely; he is the only candidate I have found, and the county matches the county in which he was buried]
line3435
Dwelling-house number" [sc. 263] 
Family number291 
NameHickman EnosRebecca
Age3025
SexMF
ColorWW
OccupationLaborerKeeping house
Real estate value  
Personal estate value  
BirthplacePaPa
Father foreign born  
Mother foreign born  
Birth month if born within year  
Marriage month if married within year  
Attended school past year  
Can't read  
Can't write  
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.  
Male US citizen at least 21 years old1 
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...  

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Reading, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 50, microfilm series T9, film 1101, page 242 = 42 B handwritten]
[identification is possible; I have not found a candidate for Enos Hickman, and she is the only candidate for being Rebecca I have found]
line2021222324
street nameCulpehocken Street
house number242    
dwelling visit #391    
family visit #441    
nameFaust Catharine- Adam- JohnHeckman Rebecca- George
colorWWWWW
sexFMFFM
age652924356
month born if born in year     
relationship SonSonDaughterG Son
single 11 1
married1    
widowed/divorced   1 
married during year     
occupationKeeping HouseLaborerLaborerWorks Out 
months unemployed 1   
currently ill?  kidney stones [?]  
blind     
deaf/dumb     
idiotic     
insane     
disabled     
school this year     
can't read     
can't write1    
birthplacePennPennPennPennPenn
father's birthplacePennPennPennPennPenn
mother's birthplacePennPennPennPennPenn

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]


Hickman Enos B.
     Enos
Co. I. 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Corpl
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Heckman Enos B
     Enos

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 8 June 2014]

Heckman Enos B.
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Corpl.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

Pennsylvania veterans burial record

[Pennsylvania veterans burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 9 March 2011)]

RECORD OF BURIAL PLACE OF VETERAN
BERKS County
NAME HECKMAN, E.B.
DATE OF BIRTH 1838
DATE OF DEATH ?
VETERAN OF Civil WAR
SERVED IN ARMY
DATES OF SERVICE 1-27-1862 to 7-10-1865
ORGANIZATION(S) Co. I, 91st Pa. Infantry
RANK Corporal
CEMETERY NAME Aulenbachs
[CEMETERY] LOCATION Reading, Pa.
LOCATION OF GRAVE IN CEMETERY SECTION Old LOT No. 315
HEADSTONE Marble (Govt.)
INFORMATION GIVEN BY G. H. Shapell (Grave Registrar)
DATE 5-27-1936
REMARKS  

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