91st PA: David Lindsay

David Lindsay

Before the war

He was born in 1839/40 (3 (21 in 1861)). He was born in Norfolk, Virginia (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and black hair (3). He had a wound in his left leg, and scars on his head (3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service in company B on 20 November 1861 (1, 3, 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Keyser (3, 4). He was a private, in company B (1, 5, 6).

He was transferred to company C (1).

He deserted at Washington, DC, on 20 April 1862 (1, 4) or 1 June 1862 (2, 3). (1 June may be the date he was reported deserted.) He was a private, in company C (5, 6).

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) (David Lindsay)

2 company C, register of deserters, number 8 (David Lindsay)

3 company C, descriptive roll, entry 102 (David Lindsay)

4 company C, untitled list, probably of status at muster out, entry 118 (David Lindsey)

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

6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (David Lindsay)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

Civil War Veterans' Card File
available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, accessed 28 June 2004
has a card for him in company B, which only refers to a company C card, which I could not find
pension index by name
Ancestry index (accessed March 2007)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 30 November 2014, from Fold3]


Lindsey David
Co. B C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Lindsay David

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 1 December 2014]

Lindsay David
Co. B C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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