He was born in 1842/43 (5 (18 in 1861), 6 (20 in 1863), 10 (36 in 1880)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5, 6, 10).
When he enlisted, he was a farmer (5, 6).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6-3/8 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and sandy hair (5, 6 [5'7", brown hair]).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 1 December 1861 (1, 5). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Diehl (5). He was a private in company K (1, 13-15).
He was transferred on 24 December 1861 to company G (1, 7).
He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (8).
Apparently in March-April 1863, he was John A Lanberbartel's tentmate (12).
He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1). He was a sergeant, in company G (13-15).
On 28 March 1873, he testified that John Langerbartel suffered from bronchitis (12).
In 1879/80, he married Ellen Geraghty [?] (10).
In 1880, he was living in Nether Providence, Delaware County, Pennsylvania (10). He was working in a woolen mill (10). He was living with his wife, Ellen Osborne, and her family (10).
He died in 1889 [sic] (11).
On 31 January 1888 [sic], his widow, Ellen Osborne, applied unsuccessfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (9, 11).
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) (Frank B Osborne)
2 special order 104, HQ 91st PA, 5 November 1864 (Franklin B Osborne)
3 special order 25, HQ 91st PA, 27 April 1865 (Franklin Osborne)
4 company G, list of non-commissioned officers (Franklin B Osborne)
5 company G, descriptive roll, #56 (Benjamin F Osborne)
6 company G, second descriptive roll, entry  (Franklin B Osborne)
7 company K, list of men transferred, #13 (Franklin Osborn)
8 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (F B Osborne)
9 pension index, by name (Franklin B Osborne)
10 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Nether Providence, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 18, microfilm series T9, film 1126, page 220 D = 12 handwritten (Frank Osborne)
11 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (Franklin B Osborne)
12 pension file, John A Langerbartel (Franklin B Osborne)
13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Franklin B Osbourne)
14 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Franklin B Osborn)
15 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Franklin B Osborne)
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