91st PA: Michael S Ryon

Michael S Ryon

Before the war

He was born in 1839/40, in Ireland. [source: 2]

When he enlisted, he was a laborer. [source: 2]

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 3 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and black hair. [source: 2]

During the war

On 21 March 1865, he enlisted and was mustered into service in the 91st, as a private, at Reading, [Berks,] Pennsylvania. He was a substitute for Daniel A Harigan, in the 4th subdistrict of the 8th Congressional District of Pennsylvania. [sources: 1, 2]

He is listed on a muster and descriptive roll of a detachment of drafted men and substitutes forwarded for the 91st, dated Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 25 March 1865. But he is not on any of the regiment's company muster rolls. [source: 2]

Sources

1 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Michael S Ryon)

2 compiled service record, 91st PA (Michael S Ryon)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

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.
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Michael S Ryon in the 91st PA database

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 20 March 2015, from Fold3]


Ryon, Michael S.
Co. -, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | [blank]
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

compiled service record

[compiled service record, 91st PA, Michael S Ryon]
[transcribed 3 images, 16 August 2015, obtained from the National Archives and Records Administration]


[image 1]

2570
Ryon, Michael S.
Co. -, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Private | -
CARD NUMBERS.
1 22037822
[the rest of the card numbers are blank]
Number of personal papers herein 0
Book Mark: [blank]
See also [blank]


[image 2]

W H[?] Hughes
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[image 3]

R | 91 | Pa.
Michael S. Ryon
Appears with rank of Pvt on
Muster and Descriptive Roll of a Detachment of Drafted Men and Substitutes forwarded *
for the 91 Reg't Pennsylvania Inf. Roll dated
Phila, Pa., Mch. 25, 1865.
Where born Ireland
Age 25 y'rs; occupation Laborer
When enlisted Mar. 21, 1865.
Where enlisted Reading, Pa.
For what period enlisted 1 years.
Eyes Grey; hair Blk
Complexion Lt; height 5 ft. 3 in.
When mustered in Mar. 21, 1865.
Where mustered in Reading
Bounty paid $[blank]; due $[blank]
Where credited [blank]
Company to which assigned [blank]

Remarks:
Sub for Daniel A. Harigan 4" Sub Dist 8" Cong Dist -
Name not taken up on Co Musterd [sic] rolls of regt

This roll of Drafted Men and Substitutes was made on the form intended for Volunteer Recruits.

Book mark: [blank]

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