91st PA: Peter Linnett

Peter Linnett

Before the war

He was born in 1839/40, in County Tyrone, Ireland. [sources: date: 4 (21 in 1861). place: 4]

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

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and brown hair. [source: 4]

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 20 or 26 November 1861. He was enlisted for three years, by Lieutenant G Black. He was mustered in as a private in company H. He had rifle number 47. [sources: 1 (26 Nov), 4 (20 Nov), 6, 7 (20 Nov, mustered by Black)]

He is listed on the company muster-in roll, dated Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 25 November 1861. [source: 7]

He is listed on the 10 September to 31 [?] December 1861 muster roll, but not reported as present or absent. [source: 7]

On the January-February and March-April 1862 muster rolls, he is reported present. [source: 7]

Beginning 8 May 1862, he was assigned extra duty at the Colonel's Headquarters, by regimental order. [source: 7]

On the May June 1862, and July-August 1862 muster rolls, and on a special muster roll for 18 August 1862, he is reported present. [source: 7]

On the September-October 1862 muster roll, he is reported absent, in hospital at Sharpsburg Maryland. [source: 7]

On the November-December 1862, January-February 1863, 28 February to 10 May 1863, and 10 May to 30 June 1863 muster rolls, he is reported present. He is also reported present on a special muster roll for 10 April 1863. [source: 7]

He was initially listed on the plaque recording men who fought at the Battle of Gettysburg, but his name was later deleted. [source: 5]

He deserted on 7 or 6 July 1863, while on the march near Frederick Maryland. [sources: 1, 3, 4 (6 Jul), 7 (7 Jul)]

On 28 July 1863, he was reported as having been dropped because he was missing in the campaign (probably after 11 June 1863). He was a private, in company H. [sources: 2, 6]

On the July-August 1863 muster roll, he is reported absent without leave since 6 July 1863, and dropped as missing in the campaign on 19 July. [source: 7]

Note

Perhaps he is the Ester Linnet (H) in the index to the compiled service records.

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) (Peter Linnett)

2 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 28 July 1863 (Pri Linet [?])

3 company H, register of deserters, #22 (Peter Linnett)

4 company H, descriptive roll, #76 (Peter Liant [uncertain identification])

5 card, with the original version of the 91st PA plaque on the Pennsylvania memorial at Gettysburg (from the papers of William C Reiff; thanks to Susan Stickles!) (Peter Linnett)

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

7 compiled service record, H 91 PA infantry (Peter Linnet)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index by name
Ancestry index (accessed March 2007)

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Peter Linnett 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 1 December 2014, from Fold3]


Linett Peter
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Linnet Peter

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

compiled service record

[compiled service record, H 91 PA infantry, Peter Linnet]
[transcribed June 2015, from 6 images, obtained from National Archives and Records Administration]


[image 1]

1771
Linnet Peter
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Private | Private
CARD NUMBERS.
1 22054305
2 22054438
3 22054552
4 22054632
5 22054721
6 22054796
7 22054892
8 22054945
9 22055017
10 22055032
11 22055138
12 22055196
13 22055254
14 22055321
15 22056153
[the rest of the numbers are blank]

Number of personal papers herein 0
Book Mark: [blank]
See also [blank]


[image 2, which consists of 3 cards]

[card 1]

L | 91 | Pa
Peter Linnett
Pri, Co. H, 91 Reg't Pennsylvania Inf.
Age 21 years.
Appears on Co. Muster-out Roll, dated
Camp in the Field July 10, 1865.
Muster-out to date [blank]
Last paid to [blank]

Clothing account:
Last settled [blank]; drawn since [blank]
Due soldier [blank]; due U.S. [blank]
Am't for cloth'g in kind or money adv'd [blank]

Due U.S. for arms, equipments, &c., [blank]
Bounty paid [blank]; due [blank]
Remarks: Deserted on march near Frederick Md, July 7 /63

Book mark: [blank]
H E Arnold Copyist.


[card 2]

L | 91 | Pa.
Peter Linnett
Privt, Co. H, 91 Reg't Pennsylvania Inf.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for July + Aug, 1863.
Absent
Stoppage, [blank]
Due Gov't, [blank]
Remarks: Absent without leave since July 6, '63 and dropped from the rolls as missing in Campaign by order of Gen Garrard July 19 /63.
Book mark: [blank]
Harlan Copyist.


[card 3]

L | 91 | Pa.
Peter Linnett
Privt, Co. H, 91 Reg't Pennsylvania Inf.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for May 10 to June 30, 1863.
Present
Stoppage, [blank]
Due Gov't, [blank]
Remarks: [blank]
Book mark: [blank]
Harlan Copyist.


[image 3, which consists of 3 cards]

[card 1]

L | 91 | Pa.
Peter Linnett
Pvt., Co. H, 91 Reg't Pennsylvania Inf.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for Feb. 28 to May 10, 1863.
Present
Stoppage, [blank]
Due Gov't, [blank]
Remarks: [blank]
Book mark: [blank]
Hansel Copyist


[card 2]

L | 91 | Pa.
Peter Linnett
Privt, Co. H, 91 Reg't Pa. Infantry.
Appears on Special Muster Roll
for April 10, 1863.
Present
Stoppage, [blank]
Due Gov't, [blank]
Remarks: [blank]
Book mark: [blank]
Harlan Copyist.


[card 3]

L | 91 | Pa.
Peter Linnett
Privt, Co. H, 91 Reg't Pennsylvania Inf.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for Jan + Feb, 1863.
Present
Stoppage, [blank]
Due Gov't, [blank]
Remarks: [blank]
Book mark: [blank]
Harlan Copyist


[image 4, which consists of 3 cards]

[card 1]

L | 91 | Pa.
Peter Linnett
Privt, Co. H, 91 Reg't Pennsylvania Inf.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for Nov + Dec, 1862.
Present
Stoppage, [blank]
Due Gov't, [blank]
Remarks: [blank]
Book mark: [blank]
Harlan Copyist


[card 2]

L | 91 | Pa.
Peter Linnett
Pvt, Co. H, 91 Reg't Pennsylvania Inf.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for Sept + Oct, 1862.
Absent
Stoppage, [blank]
Due Gov't, [blank]
Remarks: In Hospital at Sharpsburg Md.
Book mark: [blank]
Black Copyist


[card 3]

L | 91 | Pa.
Peter Linnett
Pvt, Co. H, 91 Reg't Pennsylvania Inf.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for July + Aug, 1862.
Present
Stoppage, [blank]
Due Gov't, [blank]
Remarks: [blank]
Book mark: [blank]
Black Copyist


[image 5, which consists of 3 cards]

[card 1]

L | 91 | Pa.
Peter Linnett
Pvt, Co. H, 91 Reg't Pa. Infantry.
Appears on Special Muster Roll
for Aug 18, 1862.
Present
Stoppage, [blank]
Due Gov't, [blank]
Remarks: On extra duty at Cols. Hd. Qrs. by Regtl. Order May 8. 62
Book mark: [blank]
Black Copyist.


[card 2]

L | 91 | Pa.
Peter Linnett
Pvt, Co. H, 91 Reg't Pennsylvania Inf.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for May + June, 1862.
Present
Stoppage, [blank]
Due Gov't, [blank]
Remarks: on extra duty at Cols Hd Qrs by Regtl. orders since 8" May 62.
Book mark: [blank]
Black Copyist


[card 3]

L | 91 | Pa.
Peter Linett [sic] + [although his family name has a '+' next to it, the bottom of the card does not include a note]
Pvt, Co. H, 91 Reg't Pennsylvania Inf.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for Mar + Apl, 1862.
Present
Stoppage, [blank]
Due Gov't, [blank]
Remarks: [blank]
Book mark: [blank]
Black Copyist


[image 6, which consists of 3 cards]

[card 1]

L | 91 | Pa.
Peter Linnet
Pvt, Co. H, 91 Reg't Pennsylvania Inf.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for Jan + Feb, 1862.
Present
Stoppage [blank]
Due Gov't, [blank]
Remarks: [blank]
Book mark: [blank]
Black Copyist


[card 2]

L | 91 | Pa.
Peter Linnet
Pvt, Co. H, 91 Reg't Pennsylvania Inf.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for Sept. 10 to Dec 31 [?], 1861.
Present or absent not stated
Stoppage, [blank]
Due Gov't, [blank]
Remarks: [blank]
Book mark: [blank]
Black Copyist.


[card 3]

L | 91 | Pa.
Peter Linnet
Pvt, Co. H, 91 Reg't Pennsylvania Inf.
Age 21 years.
Appears on
Company Muster-in Roll
of the organization named above. Roll dated
Phila Pa Nov. 25, 1861.
Muster-in to date Nov 20, 1861.

Joined for duty and enrolled + mustd into service
When Nov 20, 1861.
Where Phila Pa
Period 3 years.

Bounty paid [blank]; due [blank]
Remarks: md by Lt. Black
91 Regt P.V.
Book mark: [blank]
Black Copyist.

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