91st PA: George W Reisinger

George W Reisinger

Before the war

He was born in 1845 (6; 2 (22 in 1865)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2).

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

Description

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

During the war

He also served in company I of the 78th Pennsylvania Infantry (3, 5).

He was a substitute (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 22 March 1865 (1, 2). He was enlisted for one year, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Dorter [?] (2). He was a private in company I (1, 8-9).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 2). He was a private, in company I (8-9).

After the war

In 1890, he was living in Tarentum, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (4).

On 17 October 1890, he successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (3, 5).

On 4 March 1907, he again applied for a pension (5).

He died on 7 March 1909 (5, 6). He was buried in Prospect Cemetery, Brackenridge, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (6).

On 28 May 1909, his widow, Mary E Reisinger, successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (3, 5).

In 1910, his widow, Mary E Reisinger, died (7). She was buried with him in Prospect Cemetery, Brackenridge, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (7).

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) (Geo W Reisinger)

2 company I, descriptive roll, #89 (George W Reisinger)

3 pension index, by name (George W Reisinger)

4 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Tarentum, supervisor's district 9, enumeration district 293, page 2 (George W Reisinger)

5 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company I (George W Reisinger)

6 Find a Grave, memorial 42829653 (accessed 5 September 2010) [mentions his service in the 78th PA] (George W Reisinger)

7 Find a Grave, memorial 42829655 (accessed 5 September 2010) (Mary E Reisinger)

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

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

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Tarentum, supervisor's district 9, enumeration district 293, page 2]
[line] 24
[house] 184
[family] 193
[name] George W Reisinger
[rank] Private
[company] I
[unit] 91 Pa Vol
[enlistment date] 27 Mar 1865
[discharge date] 10 July 1865
[length of service] 0 years, 3 months, 0 days
[post office address] Tarentum Pa
[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 28 February 2015, from Fold3]


Reisinger, George W.
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 6 Mar 15]

Risinger, George W.
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Reisinger, George W.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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