91st PA: William Roschdiansky (or Rocholiamzky)

William Roschdiansky (or Rocholiamzky)

Before the war

He was born in 1842/43 (2 (22 in 1865)). He was born in Germany (2).

When he enlisted, he was a printer (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

His brother Frederick also served, in an Illinois regiment (5).

He was a substitute for G Smith (?) (1, 2). He enlisted and was mustered into service, probably on 13 March 1865, but perhaps on 13 May 1864 (1 [13 May 64], 2 [13 [Mar?] 65]). He was enlisted for one year, at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, by Captain Foster (2). His service was credited to the 22nd Congressional District (2). He was a private in company G (1, 3, 4).

He received clothing worth $22.45 (2).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1). He was a private in company G (3, 4).

After the war

In 1866, his brother Frederick ran a saloon and boarding house at 187 Michigan, Chicago, Illinois, and lived at the rear of the same address (6).

In 1867, he was a printer, for the Illinois Staats Zeitung (6). He lived at 113 North Clark, Chicago, Illinois (6). His brother Frederick ran a saloon at 187 Michigan, Chicago, Illinois, and also lived there (6).

In 1868, he was a printer, for the Illinois Staats Zeitung (6). He lived at rear 152 Ohio, Chicago, Illinois (6). His brother Frederick was the proprieter of a German Home, at 187 Michigan, where he also lived (6).

In 1869, he was a foreman, for the Chicago Abend Zeitung (6). He lived at 152 Ohio, Chicago, Illinois (5, 6). His brother Frederick ran a saloon at 48 Chicago Avenue, and lived at the rear of that address (5, 6).

In 1870 and 1871, his brother Frederick ran a saloon, at 48 Chicago Avenue (6).

(Frederick is buried at Forest Lawn, Buffalo, New York (5).)

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) (W Rocholiamzky)

2 company G, descriptive roll, [#77] (William Roschdianzky)

3 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William Roschdianzky)

4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William Roschdinsky)

5 e-mail, Ellen Allison to Harry A Ide, 16 April 2014

6 Chicago city directories

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed April 2007)
headstone applications for US military veterans, 1925-1949
FamilySearch index (accessed 31 May 2014)
records of headstones for deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903
FamilySearch index (accessed 31 May 2014)
Veterans administration pension payment cards 1907-1933
FamilySearch index (accessed 31 May 2014)
Pennsylvania veterans burial cards, 1777-1999
Ancestry index (accessed 31 May 2014)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 2 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Roschdianzky, William
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[second card]

Roschdinsky, William
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Roschdianzky, William

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

city directories

[Chicago IL city directories
[transcribed 31 May 2014, from Fold3]
Halpin's Chicago city directory, 1865, page 546
[no entries for Frederick or William]
Edwards Greenough and Deved Chicago city directory, 1866, page [unnumbered]
Roschdiantzky frederick, saloon and boarding, 187 Michigan, r. same
[no William]
Bailey's Chicago city directory, 1867, page 834
Roschdiaryky [sic] William, printer Ills. Staats Zeitung, h 113 N. Clark
Roschdiantzky Frederick, saloon 187 Michigan, h. same
Edwards Chicago city directory, 1868, page 766
Roschdiantzky Frederick, propr. German home, 187 Michigan, r. same
Roschdiantzky William, printer, Illinois Staats Zeitung, r. 152 Ohio
Edwards Chicago city directory, 1869, page 759
Roschdiansky William, foreman, Chicago Abend Zeitung, r. 152 Ohio
Roschdiantzky Frederick, saloon, 48 Chicago av. r. same
Edwards Chicago city directory, 1870, page 704
Roschdiantzky Frederick, saloon, 48 Chicago av. r. same
[no William]
Edwards Chicago city directory, 1871, page 767
Roschdiantzky Frederick, saloon, 48 Chicago av.
[no William]
Edwards' Chicago city directory, 1872, p.799
[no Frederick or William]

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