91st PA: Sylvester Haskins (or Hoskins)

Sylvester Haskins (or Hoskins)

Before the war

He was born in 1839/40 (3 (21 in 1861)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3).

When he enlisted, he was a laborer (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (3).

During the war

He was enlisted and mustered into service on 30 September 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, by Captain Dye, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3). He was a private in company F (1, 4).

He deserted from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in November 1861 (1, 2, 3 [Oct 61]). He was a private, in company F (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) (Sylvester Hoskins)

2 company F, register of deserters, #6 (Sylvester Haskins)

3 company F, descriptive roll, #44 (Sylvester Haskins)

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

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 1 May 2014, from Fold3]


Haskins Sylvester
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
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