91st PA--William H Kintzel

William H Kintzel

Before the war

He was born in 1842/43 (9 (18 in 1861), 10 (18 in 1861), 14 [16 in 1860]). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9, 14).

In 1860, he was living in ward 13, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (14). He was living with Christ and Mary Kintzle (presumably his parents) and others (14). He had attended school within the year (14).

When he enlisted, he was a clerk, and was living in Philadelphia (9, 10).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6-1/2 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and light hair (9, 10).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private on 27 August 1861, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 9, 10). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Starr (9). He was a private in company A (1, 17, 19).

He was captured at Chancellorsville, Virginia, perhaps on 5 May 1863 (8, 9, 15, 16 [missing]). He was reported missing in action on 7 May 1863 (5, 15). He was paroled on 14 May 1862, by order of General Robert E Lee, CSA, at Richmond, Virginia (9). On 23 May 1863, he was reported gained from missing in action (6).

He was in Camp Parole, Alexandria, Virginia, on 8 September 1863, although Sinex had heard that he had been exchanged (2). On 9 October 1863, he was reported regained from missing in action (7).

He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 26 December 1863, at Bealton, Virginia (1, 10).

On 2 March 1864, Colonel Gregory detached him for duty with the recruiting service in Chester, Pennsylvania (3, 4).

He was discharged on 22 March 1864 by special order, Secretary of War, to accept a commission (1, 10, 11). He was a sergeant, in company A (12, 17 (pvt), 19 (pvt)) However, neither the pension index nor the index to the compiled service records mentions any other service (12, 19).

After the war

On 14 July 1890, he applied successfully from Illinois for a pension (12, 18).

He died on 7 June 1891 (12, 13).

On 31 July 1891, Francis Kintzle, his widow, applied unsuccessfully from Illinois for a pension (12, 18).

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)

2 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 8 September 1863

3 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 7 March 1864

4 special order 14, HQ 91st PA, 2 March 1864

5 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 7 May 1863 (Private Kintzler)

6 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 23 May 1863 (Private Kintzle)

7 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 9 October 1863 (Pri Kintzell)

8 register of men paroled, co A (Wm Kintzell [?])

9 company A descriptive roll, entry 34 (William H Kintzle)

10 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 5 May 2004 (Wm H Kintzel)

11 consolidated morning report, 30 March 1864 (Kintzle)

12 pension index, by regiment (William H Kintzle)

13 Veterans' cemeteries, on Ancestry (searched 31 Mar 2005) (Wm H Kintzle)

14 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 13, microfilm series M653, film 1163, page 592 = 172 handwritten (Wm H Kintzle)

15 'The ninety-first Pennsylvania volunteers', Philadelphia Press, Wednesday 13 May 1863, page 2 (Wm Hentzel)

16 'The Ninety-first Pennsylvania at Chancellorville', Philadelphia Inquirer 13 May 1863, page 8 (William Kintzel)

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

18 pension index, by name (William H Kintzle)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed October 2005)
a Wm H Kintzel, Captain, co.A 167th PA was living in Tamaqua, Schuylkill County, PA
But Bates (p.1118) claims that William H Kintzel, Captain co. A 167th PA, enlisted on 10 November 1862, was promoted from 1st lieutenant on 19 March 1863, and mustered out with his company on 12 August 1863
the index to the Pennsylvania compiled service records has only the William H Kintzle who served in the 91st and the one who served in the 167th (accessed on Fold3 26 July 15)

Display



William H Kintzel in the 91st PA database

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 13, microfilm series M653, film 1163, page 592 = 172 handwritten]
line1920212223242526
Dwelling number1172       
Family number1190       
NameChrist KintzleMary "Wm H "Annie B "Edwin H "Ellen M "Catharine ThomasCath E Goodwin
Age45361611926026
SexMFMFMFFF
Color        
OccupationClerk       
Value of real estate owned5000       
Value of personal estate500       
Place of birthPenna"""""WalesPenna
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 20 July 2014, from Fold3]


Kintzell William H
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Kintzle William H

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 20 July 2014]

Kintzle William H
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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