91st PA: George Ramsey

George Ramsey

Before the war

He was born in 1845/46 (2 (19 in 1865), 3 (19 in 1865)). He was born in Pennsylvania (2, 3).

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

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and brown hair (2, 3).

During the war

He was a substitute for P Ramsey (1, 2, 3). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 20 March 1865 (1, 2, 3, 6). He was enlisted for one year, at Williamsport, Pennsylvania, by Captain Blair (2, 3). He was mustered in as a private in company K (1, 7). His service was credited to the 61st subdivision of the 18th congressional district (2, 3).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 6). He was a private, in company K (7).

After the war

On 31 May 1888, he applied successfully from Kansas for a pension (5, 6).

In 1890, he was living in Jefferson Township, Monroe County, Missouri (post office Victor) (4).

On 10 June 1910, he again applied for a pension (6).

He died on 3 June 1928, at Licking, Missouri (6).

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) (George Ramsey)

2 company K, third descriptive roll (George Ramsey)

3 company K, fourth descriptive roll (George Ramsey)

4 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Missouri, Monroe County, Jefferson Township, supervisor's district 5, enumeration district 64, page 1 (George Ramsey)

5 pension index, by name (George Ramsey)

6 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (George Ramsey)

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

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Missouri, Monroe County, Jefferson Township, supervisor's district 5, enumeration district 64, page 1]
[line] 12
[house] 177
[family] 178
[name] Ramsey George
[rank] Private
[company] K
[unit] 91 Penn Inf
[enlistment date] 20 Mar 1865
[discharge date] 10 July 1865
[length of service] 0 years, 2 months, 20 days
[post office address] Victor
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

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]


Ramsey, George
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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