91st PA: Benneville Hummel

Benneville Hummel

Before the war

He was born in 1846/47 (2 (18 in 1865), 4 [13 in 1860]). He was born in Pennsylvania (2, 4).

In 1860, he was living in Pinegrove Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania (4). He was living with Henry and Susannah Hummel (presumably his parents), and with others (presumably his siblings) (4).

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

Description

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

During the war

He was a substitute (1, 2). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 27 March 1865 (1, 2). He was enlisted for one year, at Pottsville, Pennsylvania, by Captain Bowen (2). He was mustered in as a private in company H (1, 5).

He died of typhoid fever, on 26 June 1865, at Slough General Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia (1). He was a private, in company H (5).

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) (Benne'le Hummel)

2 company H, register of deaths (Benneville Hummell)

3 company H, descriptive roll, #168 (Bemmeville Hummel)

4 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Pinegrove Township, post office Schuylkill Haven, microfilm series M653, film 1179, page 654 = 102 handwritten (Beneville Hummel)

5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Benneville Hummel)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1870 US census
LDS pilot index to the 1870 US census (accessed 3 November 2009)
pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed March 2007)

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Pinegrove Township, post office Schuylkill Haven, microfilm series M653, film 1179, page 654 = 102 handwritten]
line212223242526
Dwelling number734     
Family number715     
NameHenry HummelSusannah "Carolina "Rebecca "Beneville "George "
Age67592116137
SexMFFFMM
Color      
OccupationFarmer     
Value of real estate owned2000     
Value of personal estate350     
Place of birth" [sc. Pennsylvania]"""""
Married within year      
Attended school within year   111
Cannot read & write      
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.      

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 15 June 2014, from Fold3]


Hummel, Benneville
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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