William B Keller

William B Keller

Before the war

He was born in 1830 (8; 2 (35 in 1865), 3 (35 in 1865)). He was born in Pennsylvania (2).

When he enlisted, he was a la[borer?] (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair (2).

During the war

He was a substitute (1, 3). He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Hollidayburg, Pennsylvania, on 24 March 1865 (1, 2, 3, 4). He was enlisted for one year by Captain Lloyd (2). He was mustered in as a private in company C (1, 3, 8, 9, 10).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 4). He was a private, in companty C (9, 10).

After the war

He died on 10 April 1890 (6, 7, 8). He was buried in the Keller Church Cemetery, Catharine Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania (6, 8). His grave has a GAR flag marker (6).

On 12 July 1890, his widow, Anna M Keller, successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (5, 7).

In 1890, his widow, Mary Keller, was living on Water Street, in Franklin, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (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) (William B Keller)

2 company C, descriptive roll, entry 168 (William B Heller) [The letter looks more like the other 'K's than 'H's, but it's not quite the same as them either]

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 13 July 2004 (William B Keller)

4 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon, Franklin, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 167, page 2 (William B Keller)

5 pension index, by name (William B Keller)

6 Keller Church, Canoe Valley, Catharine Township, Blair County, PA [cemetery abstract, available on Blair County Pennsylvania US GenWeb Archives (viewed January 2005) (Wm B Keller)

7 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company C (William B Keller)

8 Page 215. Floyd G Hoenstine. Military services and genealogical records of soldiers of Blair County, Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA: Telegraph Press, 1940. (William B Keller)

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

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

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon, Franklin, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 167, page 2]
[line] 13
[house] 84
[family] 86
[name] Mary Keller Widow of of William B. Keller Dec [?]
[rank] Priv
[company] C
[unit] 91 Pa Inf
[enlistment date] 24 Mar 1865
[discharge date] 10 Jul 1865
[length of service] - years, 3 months, 14 days
[post office address] Mary Keller Water Street
[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 13 July 2014, from Fold3]


Keller William B
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 15 July 2014]

Kelly William B.
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Keller William B

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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