91st PA: Josiah C Huntzenburg

Josiah C Huntzenburg

Before the war

He was born in 1826/27 (6 (34 in 1861), 7 [37 in 1863], 10 [42 in 1870]). He was born in Chester, Pennsylvania (6, 7, 10).

When he enlisted, he was a baker (7).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (6, 7).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 30 September 1861 (1, 6). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Sinex (6). He was mustered in service by Captain Dye (6). He was a private, in company D (1, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19).

He was detailed for duty in the brigade bakery (4). He returned from the bakery on 24 April 1863 (4).

He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (9).

He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 26 December 1863 (1, 7). He was reenlisted for three years, at Bealton Virginia, by Lieutenant Swan (7).

He was promoted from private to corporal on 1 January 1864 (2) or 1 March 1864 (5, 7).

He was wounded on 18 June 1864, at Petersburg, Virginia (1).

On 20 October 1864, he was reduced to the ranks, because of "disobedience of orders and conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline" (3, 8).

He entered Emory Hospital on 30 October 1864 (7).

He was absent, in hospital, when the regiment mustered out (1). He was a private, in company D (11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19).

After the war

In 1870, he was living in the 6th ward of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10). He was a baker, living in a household with four bakers, a baker's apprentice, someone who worked in a baker's store, and a servant (10).

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) (Jos Huntzenburg)

2 special order 3, HQ 91st PA, 1 January 1864 (Josiah Huntsenberg)

3 special order 97, HQ 91st PA, 20 October 1864 (Josiah C Hunsinberg)

4 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 24 April 1864 (Private Hunsenburg)

5 company D, list of non-commissioned officers (Josiah C [?] Huntsenburg)

6 company D, descriptive roll, privates, entry 7 (Josiah Hunsenberg)

7 company D, second descriptive roll, entry 7 (Josiah E Huntsenberg)

8 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 21 October 1864 (Privt Huntzenberg)

9 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (J Hunsenberg [sic])

10 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 6th ward, microfilm series M593, film 1391, page 139 = 81 handwritten (Josiah Huntsberger [sic])

11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Josiah Hunsenberg)

12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Josiah Huntyenburg)

13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Josiah Hunsenberg)

14 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Josiah Hunsingbury)

15 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Josiah I Hunsenberger)

16 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Josiah Hunsinberg)

17 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Josiah Hunsinburg)

18 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Josiah Huntsenberg)

19 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Josiah Husenburg)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed March 2007)

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 6th ward, microfilm series M593, film 1391, page 139 = 81 handwritten]
line27282930313233
Dwelling-house number470      
Family number523      
NameWauk CharlesHuntsberger [sic] JosiahMonroe EmmaRosemann MaxNettle CharlesHawk JacobHunt Anna
Age35421819172245
SexMMFMMMF
ColorWWWWWWW
OccupationBakerBakerIn Baker's StoreBakerBaker (App)BakerServant Girl
Real estate value       
Personal estate value       
BirthplacePennaPennaPennaPrussiaPennaMassPenna
Father foreign born   1   
Mother foreign born   1   
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 old11   1 
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...       

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]


Hunsenberg, Josiah
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Hunsenberger, Josiah I.
     Josiah

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 15 June 2014]

Huntyenburg, Josiah
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Hunsenberger, Josiah I.
     Josiah

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 15 June 2014]

Hunsenberg, Josiah
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Hunsenberger, Josiah I.
     Josiah

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 4, transcribed 15 June 2014]

Hunsingbury, Josiah
     Josiah E.
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Hunsenberger, Josiah I.
     Josiah

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 5, transcribed 15 June 2014]

Hunsenberger, Josiah I.
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 6, transcribed 15 June 2014]

Hunsinberg, Josiah
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Hunsenberger, Josiah I.
     Josiah

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 7, transcribed 15 June 2014]

Hunsinburg, Josiah
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Hunsenberger, Josiah I.
     Josiah

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 8, transcribed 15 June 2014]

Huntsenberg, Josiah
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Hunsenberger, Josiah I.
     Josiah

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 9, transcribed 15 June 2014]

Husenburg, Josiah
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Hunsenberger, Josiah I.
     Josiah

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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