He was born in May 1842 (14; 9 (23 in 1863), 13 (38 in 1880), 14 (58 in 1900), 15 (62 at death in 1903)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9, 13, 14, 15).
When he enlisted, he was a baker (9).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, brown eyes, and brown hair (9).
He was enlisted and mustered into service on 9 September 1861 (1, 9, 10). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Starr (9). He was a private, in company C (1, 16).
He was detailed as clerk in the Provost Marshall's Office, Washington DC, by an order from General Wadsworth dated 8 April 1862 (2, 7 [11 Apr 62]). He was still there on 16 June 1863 (2), 8 September 1863 (3), and September (?) 1864 (7).
He re-enlisted as a veteran volunteer (1, 10 [mustered out 31 Dec 1863]).
He was absent at muster out (1). He was a private, in company C (16).
In 1870/71, he married Christiana [unknown family name] (14). In 1910, she had had 7 children, 6 of whom were alive (14).
In 1880, he was living at rear 1327 Reach [??] Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (13). He was living with his wife Chrissie and daughters Helen and Florence (13). He was a morocco dresser (13).
In 1890, he was living at rear 1123 Dunton Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10).
On 25 May 1893, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (11, 12).
In 1900, he was living at 3109 Reach Street, 33rd ward, Philadelphial, Pennsylvania (14). He was living with his wife Christiana, children Florence, Elwood, Charles, Emma, and Carrie, and a boarder (14). He was a morocco dresser (14).
He died at Episcopal Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 20 October 1903, of cerebral hemorrhage from injuries received by an accidental fall (12, 15). He was a morocco finisher (15). He was married (15). On 24 October 1903, he was buried from 3109 Reach Street at the Franklin Vault (15).
On 23 October 1903, his widow, Christiana Powell, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (11, 12).
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 letter, 13 June 1863, Sinex to Marvin
3 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 8 Sept 1863
4 special order 22, HQ 91st PA, 26 March 1865 (Charles C Powell)
5 special order 27, HQ 91st PA, 20 May 1865
6 enlisted men's furloughs (Chas C Powell)
7 [list of detailed men, probably from Sept 1864] (Charles C Powell)
8 company C, List of non-commissioned officers, page 2, corporals (Charles C Powell)
9 company C, descriptive roll, entry 58 (Chas C Powell)
10 1890 US census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district [blank], enumeration district 202, page [blank] (image 591 on Ancestry), line 17 (Charles C Powell)
11 pension index, by name (Charles C Powell)
12 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company C (Charles C Powell)
13 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 334, microfilm series T9, film 1177, page 127 A = 17 handwritten (Charles Powell)
14 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 33, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 859, microfilm series T623, film 1475, pages 35 A-B = 5 handwritten (Charles C Powell)
15 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 20 October 1903, #8476 (Charles C Powell)
16 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Charles C Powell)
|street name||Reach [??] St|
|house number||Rear |
|dwelling visit #|||
|family visit #||164|
|name||Powell Charles||- Chrissie||- Helen||- Florence|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Morocco Dresser||Keeping House||At School|
|school this year||1|
|father's birthplace||Penna [sic]||Penna||Penna||Penna|
|street||Reach St||Reach St|
|name||Powell Charles C.||- Christiana||- Florence||- Elwood||- Charles C.||- Emma||- Carrie||Cornelius Mary|
|birth date||May 1842||Feb 1850 [sic]||July 1875||July 1881||April 1884||March 1888||Nov 1891||Jan 1874|
|# years married||29||29|
|mother of how many children?||7|
|# of children living||6|
|father's birthplace||Delaware [sic]||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania|
|# years in USA|
|occupation||Morrocco Dresser||Saleslady Silk||Morrocco Dresser||Morrocco Dresser||At School||At School||Saleslady Dry G[oods]|
|# months not employed|
|# months in school||3 [sic]||3||8/12||8/12|
|[the '3' in Charles Powell's line is clear; it is, however, tempting to think it should be in the 'Months not employed' column]|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|