91st PA: John Null

John Null

Before the war

He was born in 1840 (12; 2 (24 in 1863), 8 (21 in 1861)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2).

When he enlisted, he was living in Philadelphia (8).

When he enlisted, he was a farmer (2, 8).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5-1/2 inches tall, had a dark complexion, brown eyes, and dark hair (2, 8 [5'6", dark complexion, brown eyes, brown hair]).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private in company E on 20 August 1861, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 4, 8, 11, 13).

He fought in the battle of Gettysburg (5).

He re-enlisted for three years as a veteran volunteer at Bealton, Virginia, on 24 December 1863 (1, 2, 8 [26 Dec 63]). He was enlisted by Lieutenant Carpenter, and mustered into service by Lieutenant Swann (2).

On 1 March 1864, Colonel Gregory detached him to collect conscripts, at Philadelphia (6). He was reported returned on 22 April 1864 (9).

He was wounded in 1864, by 30 May 1864 (10).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 4 [10 July], 8, 11). He was a private, in company E (13).

After the war

In 1890, he was living in Richland, Buena Vista Township, Atlantic County, New Jersey (4).

He successfully applied from New Jersey for a pension on 5 September 1890 (3, 11).

On 13 April 1898, he died (12). He was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Vineland, Cumberland County, New Jersey (12).

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 descriptive roll, company E, entry 65 (John Null)

3 Veterans' administration. Pension index, by name. (Searched 20 Jan 2001, on Ancestry) (John Null)

4 1890 US Census, Veterans' schedule, New Jersey, Atlantic County, Buena Vista Township, enumeration district 5, page 3 (image 3 on Ancestry) (John Null)

5 Pennsylvania Memorial, 91st Pennsylvania plaque, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (John Null)

6 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 7 March 1864

7 special order 13, HQ 91st PA, 1 March 1864

8 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 6 May 2004 (John Null)

9 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 22 April 1864 (Null)

10 'The Ninety-first Pennsylvania volunteers', Philadelphia Inquirer 8 June 1864 page 3 (John Null)

11 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company E (John Null)

12 Find a grave, memorial 19684291, created by Keith Allen, added 3 June 2007, (accessed 25 September 2010)] [identification is confirmed by the pictured headstone, which includes the line 'CO. E, 91. REGT. P.V.V.'] (John Null)

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

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John Null in the 91st PA database

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US Census, Veterans' schedule, New Jersey, Atlantic County, Buena Vista Township, enumeration district 5, page 3 (image 3 on Ancestry)]
[line] 28
[house] 196
[family] 203
[name] John Null
[rank] Private
[company] E
[unit] 91 Pa Vol
[enlistment date] Aug 20 1861
[discharge date] July 6 1865
[length of service] 3 years, 10 months, 16 days
[post office address] Richland N.J.
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 7 February 2015, from Fold3]


Null John
Co. E, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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