91st PA: William P Johnson

William P Johnson

Before the war

He was born in 1825/26 (4 (38 in 1864)). He was born in Bedford County, Pennsylvania (4).

When he enlisted, he was a farmer (4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, gray eyes, and dark hair (4).

During the war

He also served in company I of the 171st Pennsylvania Infantry (6, 7, 9).

He was drafted from the sixteenth congressional district (1, 4). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 September 1864 (1, 4, 5, 7). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (4). He was a private in company F (1, 8, 9).

He was discharged near Washington DC by general order on 1 June 1865 (1, 3, 5, 7). He was a private, in company F (8, 9).

After the war

On 24 September 1881, he successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 7).

In 1890, he was living in Southampton Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (5).

He died on 24 July 1903 (7). He was buried in the Mount Zion Graveyard, in Southampton Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (2).

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) (Wm P Johnson)

2 message, from David and Carol Eddleman, 24 October 2002, on PABEDFOR list at <sites.rootsweb.com>, transcribing burial list from the Bedford Inquirer, 22 May 1908 (William Johnson [uncertain identification])

3 company F, register of men discharged (Wm P Johnson)

4 company F, second descriptive roll, #37 (William P Johnson)

5 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Southampton Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 89, page 1 (William P Johnson)

6 pension index, by name (William P Johnson)

7 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (William P Johnson)

8 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William P Jhonson)

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

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Southampton Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 89, page 1]
[line] 11
[house] 102
[family] 106
[name] William P Johnson
[rank] Pri
[company] F
[unit] 91 PV
[enlistment date] Sept 1864
[discharge date] 1 Jan 1865
[length of service] [blank]
[post office address] Cheneysville Pa [above a crossed-out word]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 17 June 2014, from Fold3]


Jhonson, William P.
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Johnson, William P.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 26 June 2014]

Johnson, William P.
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also 171 Pa. Vols.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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