91st PA: William Mitchell

William Mitchell

Before the war

He was born in 1834/35 (2 (30 in 1865)). He was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania (2).

When he enlisted, he was a seaman (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, gray eyes, and dark hair (2).

During the war

He was a substitute (1, 2). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 24 March 1865 (1, 2). He was enlisted for one year, at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, by Strong (2). His enlistment was credited to the ninth congressional district (2). He was a private in company A (1, 3).

He was absent, sick, when the regiment mustered out (1, 2). He was a private, in company A (3).

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 Mitchell)

2 company A descriptive roll, entry 176 (William Mitchel)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index
pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed April 2006)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 19 January 2015, from Fold3]


Mitchel William
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
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