91st PA: Robert T Reese

Robert T Reese

Before the war

He was born in 1841/42 (6 (19 in 1861), 12 (1841)). He was born in Easton, Pennsylvania (6).

When he enlisted, he was a cle[rk] (6).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and light hair (6).

During the war

He also served in company D of the 1st Pennsylvania Infantry (7, 8, 12). He served from 20 April 1861 to 24 July 1861 (12).

He enlisted and was mustered into service in company K on 1 October 1861 (1, 6, 8, 11 (sgt)). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Casner (6). His parents consented to his enlistment (6).

He was probably appointed sergeant on 8 October 1862 (4).

On 18 March 1863, he returned to the regiment, probably from a leave (2).

In May 1863, he was apparently wounded in his hand (9, 10 [hand]).

He was transferred to the Veterans' Reserve Corps on 4 September 1863 (1, 3, 5, 8). When transferred, he was a private, in company K (1, 11). He served in company B of the 12th Veterans' Reserve Corp (7, 8). He was unfit for duty because of wounds (5).

After the war

On 30 June 1880, he applied unsuccessfully for a pension (7, 8).

On 6 August 1881, he died (12). He was a doctor (12). He was buried in Easton Cemetery, Northampton County, Pennsylvania (12).

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) (Robert Reese)

2 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 18 March 1863 (Rob't Reese)

3 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 6 September 1863 (Reese)

4 company K, list of non-commissioned officers (Robert Reese)

5 company K, list of men transferred, #28 (Robert Reese)

6 company K, descriptive roll, entry 70 (Robert Reese)

7 pension index, by name (Robert T Reese)

8 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (Robert F Reese)

9 'The ninety-first Pennsylvania volunteers', Philadelphia Press, Wednesday 13 May 1863, page 2 (Robert Reese)

10 'The Ninety-first Pennsylvania at Chancellorville', Philadelphia Inquirer 13 May 1863, page 8 (Robert Reese)

11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Robert Reese)

12 Pennsylvania, veterans burial card, 1777-1999 (Robert F Reese)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed May 2007)
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[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
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Reese, Robert
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Sgt | Pvt.
See also V.R.C.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

Pennsylvania, veterans burial card

[Pennsylvania, veterans burial card, 1777-1999]
[transcribed 28 Feb 15, from Ancestry]


RECORD OF BURIAL PLACE OF VETERAN
Northampton County
353
NAME Reese, Robert F. Dr.
DATE OF BIRTH 1841
DATE OF DEATH Aug. 6, 1881
VETERAN OF Civil WAR
SERVED IN ARMY
DATES OF SERVICE Apr. 20, 1861 to July 24, 1861
ORGANIZATION(S) Co. D 1st Regt. Pa.
RANK Private
CEMETERY OR PLACE OF INTERMENT
NAME Easton Cemetery
LOCATION 7th St., Easton, Pa.
LOCATION OF GRAVE IN CEMETERY E 717
HEADSTONE Granite Tablet FAMILY
INFORMATION GIVEN BY
Veterans Grave Registrar
DATE Oct. 5, 1938
REMARKS [blank]

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