91st PA: John T Morgan

John T Morgan

Before the war

He was born in 1836/37, in Pennsylvania. [source: date: 2 (28 in 1865). place: 2]

When he enlisted, he was a shoemaker. [source: 2]


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

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered in, as a substitute, on 20 March 1865, as a private in the 91st Pennsylvania, at Greensburg, [Westmoreland County,] Pennsylvania. His enlistment was credited to subdistrict 78 Fayette County, congression district 21, Pennsylvania. He was a substitute for Nathan B Brightwell. [sources: 1, 2]

He is listed on a muster and descriptive roll of a detachment of substitutes forwarded for the 91st, dated Greensburg, Pennsylvania, 20 March 1865, but his name was crossed out. [source: 2]


1 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John T Morgan)

2 compiled service record, 91st PA (John T Morgan)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

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.
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John T Morgan 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 19 January 2015, from Fold3]

Morgan John T.
Co. -, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | -
See also [blank]


compiled service record

[compiled service record, 91st PA, John T Morgan]
[transcribed 28 June 2015, from 2 images obtained from the National Archives and Records Administration]

[image 1]

2191 [?]
Morgan, John T
Co. -, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Private | -
1 22038194 [?]
[the rest of the card numbers are blank]

[image 2]

M | 91 | Pa.
* John T. Morgan
Appears with rank of Pvt on
Muster and Descriptive Roll of a Detachment of Substitutes forwarded
for the 91 Reg't Pa. Infantry. Roll dated
Greensburg Pa., Mch 20, 1865.
Where born Pa
Age 28 y'rs; occupation Shoemaker
When enlisted Mch 20, 1865.
Where enlisted Greensburg Pa
For what period enlisted 1 years.
Eyes blue; hair brown
Complexion fair; height 5 ft 4 1/2 in.
When mustered in Mch 20, 1865.
Where mustered in Greensburg
Bounty paid $[blank]; due $[blank]
Where credited S.D. No 78 Fayette Co, 21st Cong. Dist., Pa.
Company to which assigned [blank]
Remarks: Substitute for Nathan B. Brightwell. $772.25 [??]

* Entire entry canceled by a line

Book mark: [blank]
T. Jones Copyist.

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