91st PA: Thomas Irving

Thomas Irving

Before the war

He was born in 1823/24 (5 (40 in 1864)). He was born in Ferth, Scotland (5).

When he enlisted, he was a butcher (5).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and gray hair (5).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 9 February 1864 (1, 5, 8). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Shipley (5). He was mustered by Lieutenant Burke (5). He was a private in company D (1, 9, 10, 11).

He was detailed for duty in the regimental quartermaster department on 25 October 1864, apparently replacing William Irving (3, 4 [13 Sep??]). He was still regimental butcher on 20 November 1864 (2).

He may have returned from being absent sick, on 18 October 1864 (6).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 8). He was a private, in company D (9, 10, 11).

After the war

On 9 February 1871, he applied unsuccessfully for a pension (7, 8).

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. (Thomas Irving) (In the roster)

2 letter, Sellers to Bartlett, 20 November 1864 (Thomas Irvin)

3 special order 102, HQ 91st PA, 25 October 1864 (Thomas Irving)

4 [list of detailed men, probably from Sept 1864] (Thom Irving)

5 company D, second descriptive roll, entry 38 (Thomas Irvin)

6 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 18 October 1864 [the consolidated morning report for 19 Oct 64 repeats this remark] (Privt Irving; may be William Irving)

7 pension index, by name (Thomas Irving)

8 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company D (Thomas Irving)

9 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Thomas Erwin)

10 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Thomas Irvin)

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

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 Apr 2014, from Fold3]


Erwin Thomas
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Irving Thomas

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 16 June 2014]

Irvin, Thomas
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Irving, Thomas

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 16 June 2014]

Irving, Thomas
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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