91st PA: Charles H Neide

Charles H Neide

Before the war

He was born in 1835/36, in Devon, Ireland, to Charles and Mary Ann Neide. [sources: date: 5 (25 in 1861), 6 (25 in 1861), 7 (28), 14 (31 in 1868), 17 (29 in 1868). place: 5 (Down), 6, 14 (Philadelphia). parents: 17]

When he enlisted, he was a guilder. [source: 6]

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and black hair. [sources: 5, 6]

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 12 September 1861. He was enlisted for three years, by Captain Sinex. He was mustered into service as a private in company D, by Captain Starr. [sources: 1 (mustered in 26 November 1861), 5, 7, 15-16 (corp)]

He was promoted to corporal on 8 October 1861. [source: 4 (sic)]

He was reduced to the ranks on 9 January 1862. [source: 4]

On 28 June 1862, he deserted, at Alexandria, Virginia. He was arrested at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 24 January 1863. He was returned to the 91st on 7 March 1863. [source: 12]

In March 1863, he was tried by court martial. He was charged with desertion. He pled guilty, and the Court sentenced him to lose all pay and allowances he was due, to serve seven months after the expiration of his term, and to be publicly reprimanded, with the charge and sentence read at first dress parade after the sentence was promulgated. [sources: 10, 12]

He was wounded in the leg on 3 May 1863 at Chancellorsville, Virginia. [sources: 1, 7, 8, 9, 11 (leg)]

He was at Camp Convalescent, Alexandria, Virginia, on 8 September 1863, when Lieutenant Colonel Sinex asked for his return. [source: 2]

He deserted at Alexandria, Virginia. He was arrested by the military authorities, and returned to the regiment, on 27 February 1864 [?]. [source: 3]

In May 1865, he was tried by court martial. [source: 10]

According to the descriptive roll, he was "ordered to be reported discharged by order of Lt Col Eli G Sellers commanding 91st P[ennsylvania] V[olunteers]". He was discharged on 11 December 1865 by general order. He was a private, in company D. [sources: 1, 6, 7, 15-16]

After the war

On 3 January 1868, he died, at 324 or 325 Dove Place, ward 2, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He died of phthisis pulmonalis. The newspaper death notice refers to 'a long suffering from a bullet wound received at the battle of Chancellorsville, Va'. On 6 January 1868, he was buried, in Machpelah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The service was conducted by Samuel Deerborn, of the Church of the Evangelist. [sources: 13 (324 Dove Place), 14 (325 Dove Place), 17 (324 Dove Place)]

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)

2 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 8 September 1863

3 company D, register of deserters (Charles H Neide)

4 company D, list of non-commissioned officers (Charles H Neide)

5 company D, descriptive roll, entry 20 (Charles H Neide)

6 company D, second descriptive roll, entry 51 (Chas H Neide)

7 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 4 August 2004 (Charles H Neide)

8 'The Battles of Fredericksburg: further list of wounded', Philadelphia Inquirer 12 May 1863, page 4 (Charles H Neide)

9 'The ninety-first Pennsylvania volunteers', Philadelphia Press, Wednesday 13 May 1863, page 2 (Charles Neide)

10 National Archives Archival Research Catalog (accessed 24 July 2010) (Charles H Neide; 2 entries)

11 'The Ninety-first Pennsylvania at Chancellorville', Philadelphia Inquirer 13 May 1863, page 8 (Charles Neide)

12 order promulgating sentence (court-martial file LL 231) (Charles H Neide)

13 Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records, reel 228, Church of the Evangelist (Charles H Neide)

14 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 3 Jan 1868 (Charles H Nida)

15 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Charles H Neide)

16 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Charles H Niede)

17 death notice, Philadelphia inquirer, Monday 6 January 1868, page 4 (Charles H Neide)

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index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 2 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Neide Charles H
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Corp | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 5 February 2015]

Niede Charles H
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Corp | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Neide Charles H

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death certificate

[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 3 Jan 1868, Charles H Nida]
[transcribed 4 February 2015, from FamilySearch]


RETURN OF A DEATH
IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.
PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFICATE.
1. Name of Deceased, Charles H. Nida.
2. Colour, White.
3. Sex, Male.
4. Age, 31 years.
5. Married or Single, [blank]
6. Date of Death, 3d day of Jan 1868.
7. Cause of Death, Phthisis Pulmonalis.
R. D. Weeks. M.D.
Residence, 512 Washington Ave

UNDERTAKER'S CERTIFICATE, IN RELATION TO DECEASED.
8. Occupation none Soldier
9. Place of Birth, Philad
10. When a Minor, --
11. Ward, 2d
12. Street and Number, 325 [sic] Dove place South St [?]
13. Date of Burial, January 6th 1868
14. Place of Burial, Machpelah [? the name is written over something else; I was able to read it using the death register]
Lewis Fayette [?] Undertaker.
Residence, 770 South 2d St

church death record

[Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records, reel 228, Church of the Evangelist]
[transcribed 4 February 2015, from Ancestry, image 525 of 721]

Funerals

Day 1868 Monday
Date Jany 6
No 1713
Name Charles H Neide
29 B
Residence 324 [sic] Dove place
Date of Death Jany 3
Cause of Death Consumption
Place of Interment Machpelah
Off. Clergyman Saml Deerborn [?]

death notice

[death notice, Philadelphia inquirer, Monday 6 January 1868, page 4]
[transcribed 26 July 2015, from GenealogyBank]

NEIDE.--After a long suffering from a bullet wound received at the battle of Chancellorsville, Va., CHARLES H. NEIDE, son of the late Charles and Mary Ann Nedie, aged 29 years.

His relatives and friends, and his comrades of the Ninety-first Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, are invited to attend his funeral, from his mother's residence, No. 324 Dove place, Third street, below Carpenter, this (Monday) afternoon, at 2 1/2 o'clock.

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1867 Gopsill's directory, page 965
Neide Carroll, clerk, h 608 Spruce
Neide Samuel, carman, h 5 Brolaski pl
1868 Gopsill's directory, page 1200
Neide Carroll, h 608 Spruce
Neide Mary, h 324 Dove pl
Neide Samuel, carman, h 5 Brolaski pl
Neide William H., driver, h 1740 Warnock

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