91st PA: George Rothleder

George Rothleder

Before the war

He may have been born on 18 May 1843 (4; 3 (19 in 1865)). He was born in Germany (3).

When he enlisted, he was a boxmaker (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5-1/2 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and brown hair (3).

During the war

He was a substitute for M Alt [?] (1, 3). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 17 March 1865 (1, 3). He was enlisted for one year, at Pittsburgh [or East Birmingham?], Pennsylvania, by Captain Foster (3). His service was credited to the 22nd Congressional District (3). He was a private in company G (1, 5).

He received clothing worth $37.87 (3).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1). He was a private, in company G (5).

After the war

He was a member of Colorado Grand Army of the Republic post 42, in Denver, Colorado (2).

He may be the George Rothleder who died on 15 June 1897, and was buried in the German U. Evangelical Cemetery, Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (4).

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) (George Rothleder)

2 Colorado GAR index, searched 30 December 2004 (George Rothleder)

3 company G, descriptive roll, [#76] (George Rothleder)

4 Pennsylvania veterans burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 4 December 2010) (George Rothleder)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed April 2007)
Find a grave
accessed 24 December 2010
RootsWeb WorldConnect
accessed 24 Dec 10

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 17 March 2015, from Fold3]


Rothleder, George
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

Pennsylvania veterans burial record

[Pennsylvania veterans burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 4 December 2010)]
[identity is uncertain; note especially that the Colorado GAR index (entry 2 above) suggests he lived in Colorado, not Pennsylvania]

RECORD OF BURIAL PLACE OF VETERAN
Allegheny County
NAME Rothleder George
DATE OF BIRTH 5/18/1843
DATE OF DEATH 6/15/1897
VETERAN OF Civil WAR
SERVED IN ARMY
DATES OF SERVICE Not shown
ORGANIZATION(S) Not shown
RANK Not shown
CEMETERY NAME German U. Evan
[CEMETERY] LOCATION Brownsville Rd. Pgh. Pa.
LOCATION OF GRAVE IN CEMETERY SECTION A lot 18
HEADSTONE Marblen G.A.R.
INFORMATION GIVEN BY E.L. Freil
DATE 2/14/35
REMARKS

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