He was born in April 1841 (10; 6 (21 in 1861), 9 (35 in 1880), 10 (59 in 1880)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6, 9, 10).
In 1860/61, he married Eliza [unknown family name] (10). In 1900, she had had four children, none of whom were alive (10).
When he enlisted, he was a clerk (6).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7-3/4 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and sandy hair (6).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 10 September 1861 (1, 6). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Gilbert (6). He was a private in company G (6, 12).
He was discharged on 20 August 1863 by special order 372, Major General Halleck (1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8). He was a private, in company G (12). The regiment received the order on 4 September 1863 (3, 4). He was discharged to take a civil appointment (8).
In 1880, he was living in Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey (9). He was living with his wife Eliza (9). He was a leather manufacturer (9).
In 1890, he was living in Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey (8).
In 1900, he was living at 116 Harrison Avenue, ward 8, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey (10). He was living with his wife Eliza (10).
He died on 27 September 1904 (11).
On 17 October 1904, his widow, Eliza D Roberts, successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (7, 11).
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)
3 special orders received, #30, received 4 September 1863 (Charles Roberts)
4 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 4 September 1863 (Chas Roberts)
5 company G, register of men discharged, #34 (Charles W Roberts)
6 company G, descriptive roll, #61 (Charles W Roberts)
7 pension index, by name (Charles W Roberts)
8 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 73, page 1 (Charles W Roberts)
9 1880 US census, New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, precinct 4, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 38, microfilm series T9, film 784, page 129 = 28 D handwritten (Charles Roberts)
10 1900 US census, New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, ward 8, supervisor's district 1 [?], enumeration district 131, microfilm series T623, film 978, page 285 = 17 A handwritten (Charles Roberts)
11 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (Charles W Roberts)
12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Charles W Roberts)
|street name||Howest [?] St|
|dwelling visit #||250|
|family visit #||269|
|name||Roberts Charles||- Eliza|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|school this year|
|dwelling number||271 [?]|
|birth date||Apr 1841||Aug 1838|
|# years married||39||39|
|mother of how many children?||4|
|# of children living||0|
|# years in USA|
|occupation||[illegible; looks like 'Gahome Leather' (or Lorthier?)]|
|# months not employed|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|