Is he the Joseph Rementer who was living with (and perhaps working for?) John Lentz in 1850?
He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2, 15, 16, 18 (Ireland)). He was born in 1817/18 (2 (44 in 1862), 15 (48 in 1860), 16 (56 in 1870), 18 (78 at death in 1891)).
In 1860, he was living in the first ward of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (15). He was living with his wife Margaret, and children Louis, Charles, Joseph, Catharine, Margaret, and Jane (15). He was a gardener (15).
When he enlisted, he was a gardener (2).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, dark eyes, and dark hair (2).
He enlisted and was mustered into service as a recruit [i.e. a volunteer?] for three years in company E on 3 September 1862, at Philadelphia Pennsylvania (1, 2, 14, 20). He enlisted and was mustered into service by Lieutenant Gregory (2).
He was one of eleven men taken prisoner at the Battle of Fredericksburg, when company E was left behind (2). On 19 May 1863, he (along with eight others) returned to the regiment, as a paroled prisoner (11).
He fought at the battle of Gettysburg (6).
On 30 December 1863, Sinex reported that he was one of 30 men who had more than fifteen months to serve who were willing to reenlist (9). On 2 January 1864, he was transferred to the 155th Pennsylvania Infantry, while those eligible were on veterans' leave (13).
In 1870, he was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (16). He was a laborer (16). He was living with his wife Margaret, and children Charles, Joseph, Katie, Margaret, and Jennie (16).
In 1880, his widow, Margaret Rementer, was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (17). She was living with her son Joseph, and others (17).
He applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension on 5 July 1890 (5, 19).
In 1890, he was living at the Soldiers and Sailors Home in Erie, Pennsylvania (14).
His widow, Margaret Rementer, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension on 25 November 1891 [?] (5, 19).
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)
2 company E, descriptive book, entry 113 (Joseph Rementer)
3 company E, register of men discharged, number 50 (Joseph Rementer)
4 special order 15, headquarters, 91st Pennsylvania Infantry, 15 March 1865
5 Veterans' administration. Pension index, by name. (Searched 31 Jan 2001, on <www.ancestry.com>.) (Joseph Rementer)
6 Pennsylvania Memorial, 91st Pennsylvania plaque, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (Joseph Rementer)
7 letter, Gregory to Marvin, 14 November 1863
8 letter, Sellers to Marvin, 30 December 1863
9 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 30 December 1863
10 enlisted men's furloughs (Jos Ramenter)
11 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 19 May 1863 (Private Rementer)
12 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 6 November 1863 (Priv Rementer)
13 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 2 January 1864 (Rementer)
14 1890 US census, Veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Erie County, Soldiers and Sailors Home, enumeration district 264, page 10, line 13 (Joseph Rementer)
15 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, first ward, microfilm series M653, film 1151, page 479 = 305 handwritten (Joseph Rementer)
16 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, microfilm series M593, film 1413, page 209 = 115 handwritten (Joseph Rementer)
17 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 548, microfilm series T9, film 1185, page 481 = 20 D handwritten (Margaret Rementer)
18 death certificate, 25 October 1891, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, number 8189 (Joseph Rementer)
19 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company E (Joseph Rementer)
20 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Joseph Rementer)
|Name||Joseph Rementer||Margaret "||Louis "||Charles "||Joseph Jr||Catharine "||Margaret Jr||Jane|
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|Place of birth||" [sc. Penn]||"||"||"||"||"||"||"|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year||1|
|Cannot read & write||1||1|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Name||Rementer Joseph||- Margaret||- Charles||- Joseph||- Katie||- Margaret||- Jennie|
|Occupation||Laborer||Keep house||Machinist||Laborer||At house||At School||At School|
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|Father foreign born|
|Mother foreign born|
|Birth month if born within year|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year||1||1|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|dwelling visit #||168|
|family visit #||183|
|name||Rementer Jos||Cowden Chas||Rementer Margaret||Cowden Kate||Rementer Maggie||Douglas Jackie|
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|married during year|
|occupation||Laborer||Tailoress||work in Labratory [sic]|
|school this year|