91st PA: William K Rahn

William K Rahn

Before the war

He was born in 1838/39 (2 (26 in 1865), 3 (26 in 1865)). He was born in Pennsylvania (2).

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

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 10 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (2).

During the war

He was a substitute (1, 2). He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, on 22 or 25 March 1865 (1 [25 Mar], 2 [22 Mar], 3 [22 Mar]). He was enlisted for one year, by Captain Eyster (2, 3). He was mustered in service as a private, in company D (1, 3, 4-5). He reported for duty on 22 March 1865 (2). His service was credited to the sixteenth congressional district (2).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 3). He was a private, in company D (4-5).

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) (William K Rahn)

2 company D, [second] descriptive roll, entry 93 (W K Rahm)

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 6 August 2004 (William K Rahn)

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

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

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 23 February 2015, from Fold3]


Rahne William K
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Rahn, William K.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card2, transcribed 23 Feb 15]

Rahn, William K
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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