91st PA: David Powers

David Powers

Before the war

He was born in 1830/31 (2 (34 in 1865), 3 (34 in 1865)). He was born in Ireland (2, 3).

When he enlisted, he was a boatman (2, 3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9 inches tall, and had a florid complexion, grey eyes, and sandy hair (2, 3).

During the war

He was a substitute for T [?] C [?] Johnson or Johner (1, 2, 3). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 28 March 1865 (1, 2, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Norristown, Pennsylvania, by Captain Yerkes (2, 3). He was mustered in as a private in company K (1, 5). His service was credited to the 16th subdivision of the 6th congressional district (2, 3).

At the end of June 1865, he was absent, in hospital (4).

He was absent, sick, when the regiment mustered out (1). He was a private, in company K (5).

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) (David Powers)

2 company K, third descriptive roll (David Powers)

3 company K, fourth descriptive roll (David Powers)

4 monthly return, company K, June 1865 (David Powers)

5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (David Powers)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed March 2007)

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]


Powers David
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
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