91st PA: Charles Poulson

Charles Poulson

Before the war

He was born in 1830/31 (2 (33 in 1864). He was born in Cheltenham England (2).

When he enlisted, he was a gardener (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7-1/2 inches tall, had a fair complexion, blue eyes, and grey hair (2).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service for three years, as a recruit, on 2 March 1864, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 2). He was enlisted by Lieutenant Gregory, and mustered into service by Lieutenant Hilderburn (2). He was a private in company E (1, 4).

He was wounded in the ankle on 27 October 1864 at Hatcher's Run, Virginia, while charging the enemy works (1, 2).

He was discharged, at the Mower USA General Hospital, on 23 May 1865 by War Department general order, because of a gunshot wound (1, 3 [3 May 1865]). He was a private, in company E (4).

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 143 (Charles Poulson)

3 company E, register of men discharged, number 43 (Charles Poulson)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed March 2007)
Find a grave
accessed 15 October 2010
several entries had very little information

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 22 February 2015, from Fold3]


Poulson Charles
Co. E, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
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