91st PA: John W Krausz or Krause

John W Krausz or Krause

Before the war

He was born in 1821/30, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [sources: date: 4 (33 in 1863), 7 (69 in 1891). place: 4]

When he enlisted, he was a turn[er]. [source: 4]

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 2-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair. [source: 4]

During the war

He was a substitute. His service was credited to the Third Congressional District. He enlisted and was mustered into service in the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 20 July 1863. He enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a private, in company E of the 118th Pennsylvania. [sources: 1 (20 Jul 65), 2, 3, 4, 6]

He was captured at Cold Harbor, Virginia, on 2 June 1864. [sources: 1, 2]

On 2 June 1865, he was transferred from the 118th Pennsylvania to company I of the 91st Pennsylvania. He was a private in company I of the 91st Pennsylvania. [sources: 1, 3, 5, 9]

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865. He was a private, in company I. [sources: 1, 4, 5, 6, 9]

After the war

On 18 February 1891, he died. He was buried in Jeannette Memorial Cemetery, Jeannette, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. His grave has (or at least had) a Grand Army of the Rebublic marker. [sources: 6, 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. (In the roster) (John W Krause)

2 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'One hundred and eighteenth regiment'. Volume 3, page 1328. (In the roster) (John W Krause)

3 company I, register of men transferred (John W Krausz)

4 company I, descriptive roll, #90 (John W Krausz [?])

5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John W Krausz)

6 Pennsylvania, Veterans burial cards, 1777-1929 (John W Krause)

7 headstone (John W Krause)

8 Find a grave, memorial 120772542, created by Franny, added 24 Nov 2013, accessed 15 August 2014 (John W Krause)

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

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John W Krause in the 91st PA database

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 August 2014, from Fold3]


Krausz John W.
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Krause John W.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 18 August 2014]

Krause John W.
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also 118 Pa. Vol.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

Pennsylvania veterans burial card

[Pennsylvania, Veterans burial cards, 1777-1929]
[transcribed 15 August 2014, from Ancestry]


RECORD OF BURIAL PLACE OF VETERAN
Westmoreland County
NAME Krause, John W.
DATE OF BIRTH [blank]
DATE OF DEATH [blank]
VETERAN OF Civil WAR
SERVED IN ARMY
DATES OF SERVICE 1865 [sic]
ORGANIZATION(S)
Co.I.91st.Regt.P.V.I.
Co.E.118th.Regt.P.V.I.
RANK Pvt
CEMETERY OR PLACE OF INTERMENT NAME Jeannette
LOCATION Jeannette
LOCATION OF GRAVE IN CEMETERY SECTION 3 LOT No. D-A
HEADSTONE Gov. (Broken)
G.A.R. Marker #932
INFORMATION GIVEN BY Geo. G. Obenour DATE 3-6-34
REMARKS. F.

Headstone

[inscription on headstone]
[transcribed 15 August 2014, from image on Find a grave, memorial 120772542, added 24 November 2013, accessed 15 August 2014]
[note: the Find a grave memorial reports his birth and death dates as unknown, perhaps because the date was hard to read. But the date and age look clear to me]


JOHN W. KRAUSE
[illegible line]
91st Reg. P.V.
DIED
Feb. 18, 1891
Aged
69 Years

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