91st PA: Deitrick Pentzell

Deitrick Pentzell

Before the war

He was born in April 1842 (5; 4 (21 in 1863), 5 (58 in 1900), 6 (68 in 1910)). He was born in Germany (4, 5, 6).

He immigrated in 1862 (5) or 1863 (6). By 1900, he was a naturalized citizen (5, 6).

When he enlisted, he was a black[smith?] (4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (4).

During the war

He was drafted (1, 3). He enlisted and was mustered into service in the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 15 July 1863 (1, 3, 4, 7, 8). He was in company K of the 118th Pennsylvania (3, 4, 7 [and co.A]). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4). His service was credited to the Fourth Congressional District (4).

He was captured at Cold Harbor, Virginia, on 2 June 1864 (3).

On 2 June 1865, he was transferred from the 118th Pennsylvania to the 91st Pennsylvania (1, 3, 4). He was a private, in company G of the 91st Pennsylvania (1, 10).

On 3 July 1865, he was promoted to corporal, effective 1 July 1865 (1, 2).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 7, 8). He was a corporal, in company G (10).

After the war

On 16 July 1880, he successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (7, 9).

He married Dorothea [unknown family name], either in 1895/96 (5) or in 1864/65 (6). This was the second marriage for both of them (5). In 1900, she reported having had five children, 3 of whom were alive (5). In 1910, she reported having had one child, who was alive (6).

In 1890, he was living at 3144 Chatain [?] Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8). He had been wounded in the eye, and was unable to see with it (8).

In 1900, he was living at 3150 Waltham [?] Street, ward 25, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5). He was an engineer (presumably a stationary engineer, given the 1910 census) (5). He was living with his wife Dorothea, and daughter Anna Groll (5).

On 18 February 1907, he again applied for a pension (7).

In 1910, he was living at 3302 North A Street, ward 33, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6). He was a stationary engineer, but had been out of work for 52 weeks in the previous year (6). He was living with his wife Dorothea, his daughter Anna and her husband Robert Fairley, and a boarder (6).

He died on 21 November 1916, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7).

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) (Deitrick Pentzell)

2 special order 39, HQ 91st PA, 3 July 1865 (Deitrick Pentzell)

3 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'One hundred and eighteenth regiment', volume 3, page 1341. (In the roster) (Deitrick Pentzell)

4 company G, second descriptive roll, [#117] (Deitrick Pentzell)

5 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 25, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 587, microfilm series T623, film 1467, page 186 B = 1 handwritten (Dietrich Pentzel)

6 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 33, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 795, microfilm series T624, film 1405, page 5 A = 5 handwritten (Diedrich Pentzel)

7 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (Diederiek [?] Pentzel)

8 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 550, page 1 (Deitrick Pencil [sic])

9 pension index, by name (Diederick [sic] Pentzel)

10 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Dietrick Pentzell)

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Dietrich Pentzell in the 91st PA database

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 550, page 1]
[line] 6
[house] 165
[family] 170
[name] Deitrick Pencil [sic]
[rank] Private
[company] A
[unit] Penna 118 Reg
[enlistment date] 7 15 1863
[discharge date] 7 10 1865
[length of service] 2 years [blank] months [blank] days
[post office address] 3144 Chatain [?] St
[disability incurred] wounded in eye
[remarks] cannot see with it

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 25, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 587, microfilm series T623, film 1467, page 186 B = 1 handwritten]
line616263
streetWaltham [??] St
house number3150  
dwelling number13  
family number13  
namePentzel Dietrich- DorotheaGroll Anna
relationshipheadwifedaughter
colorWWW
sexMFF
birth dateApr 1842Dec 1841Feb 1884
age585816
married?MMS
# years married4 [sic]4 [sic] 
mother of how many children? 5 
# of children living 3 
birthplaceGermanyGermanyPennsylvania
father's birthplaceGermanyGermanyGermany
mother's birthplaceGermanyGermanyGermany
immigration year18621874 
# years in USA3726 
naturalized citizen?Na  
occupationEngineer Knitter
# months not employed0 1
# months in school   
can readyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyes
speaks Englishyesyesyes
owned/rentedO  
free or mortgagedM  
farm/houseH  
# of farm schedule   

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 33, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 795, microfilm series T624, film 1405, page 5 A = 5 handwritten]
line2930313233
streetNorth A Street
house nr3302    
dwelling nr92    
family nr98    
nameFairley [?] Robert A- Anna DPentzel Diedrich- DorotheaGraga Joseph
relationshipHeadWifeFather in lawMother-law [sic]Boarder
sexMFMFM
colorWWWWW
age3326687022
marital statusM1M1M2M2S
#years present marriage1145 [sic]45 [sic] 
mother of # children 0 1 
mother of # living children 0 1 
birthplaceIre EnglishPennsylvaniaGer GermanGer GermanRuss Polish
father's birthplaceIre EnglishGer GermanGer GermanGer GermanRuss Polish
mother's birthplaceIre EnglishGer GermanGer GermanGer GermanRuss Polish
immigrated1896 186318751907
naturalized/alienNa Na Al
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationTeamsterNoneEngineerNoneDriver
nature of industry etc.Moving + Hauling Stationary Ash Wagon
employer etc.Emp W W
out of work 15 Apr 1910?  Yes Yes
# weeks out of work 1909  52 0
can readyesyesyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyesyesyes
school since 1 Sep 09     
owned/rentedR    
owned free or mortagaged     
farm/houseH    
nr on farm schedule     
civil war vet  UA  
blind     
deaf & dumb     

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 18 February 2015, from Fold3]


Pentzell Dietrick
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Corp
See also 118 Pa Vols

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