91st PA: John Perry

John Perry

Before the war

He was born in Ireland (4, 5). He was born in 1841/42 (4 (23 in 1865), 5 (23 in 1865)).

When he enlisted, he was a labor[er] (4, 5).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair (4, 5).

During the war

He was a substitute for W Landen (1, 4, 5). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 28 March 1865 (1, 4, 5). He was enlisted for one year, at Norristown, Pennsylvania, by Captain Yerkes (4, 5). He was mustered in as a private in company K (1, 7). His service was credited to the 18th subdivision of the 6th congressional district (4, 5).

He deserted on 1 or 25 June 1865, while in the field, in Virginia (1, 2 [1 Jun], 3 [1 Jun], 6). He was a private, in company K (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) (John Perry)

2 company K, register of deserters, entry 30 (Jno Perry)

3 company K, [second] register of deserters, entry 2 (John Perry)

4 company K, third descriptive roll (John Perry)

5 company K, fourth descriptive roll (John Perry)

6 monthly return, company K, June 1865 (Jno Perry)

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

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 19 February 2015, from Fold3]


Perry John
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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