91st PA: Daniel Murphy

Daniel Murphy

Before the war

He was born in 1835/36 (2 (29 in 1865), 5 (29 in 1865), 6 (29 in 1865)). He was born in Ireland (5).

When he enlisted, he was a boatman (6).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (5, 6).

During the war

He was a substitute for A G Bowman (1, 2, 5, 6). He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on 2 February 1865 (1, 2, 5, 6). He was enlisted for one year, by Captain Stoeus [?] (5, 6). He was mustered in as a private, in company K (1, 2, 5, 9). His service was credited to the ninth congressional district (5, 6).

He deserted (1). He never reported to his company (2, 4, 8).

He was assigned to company K on 28 April 1865 (4).

On 30 April 1865, he was reported absent sick (7). He was a private, in company K (9).

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) (Daniel Murphy)

2 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 9 August 2004 (Daniel Murphy)

3 company K, register of deserters, entry 38 (Dan Murphy)

4 company K, [second] register of deserters, entry 10 (Dan'l Murphy)

5 company K, third descriptive roll (Daniel Murphy)

6 company K, fourth descriptive roll (Daniel Murphy)

7 company K, monthly report, April 1865 (D [?] Murphy)

8 monthly return, company K, June 1865 (Danl Murphy)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

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 4 February 2015, from Fold3]


Murphy Daniel
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
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