He was born in November 1840 (6; 2 (24 in 1865), 4 [58 in ?1898], 6 [60 in 1900], 7 [69 in 1910], 8 [79 in 1920], 9 [42 in 1880]). He was born in Germany (2, 4, 6, 7, 8 [Bavaria], 9 [Biver (??)]).
He immigrated in 1864 (6, 7, 8 ). In 1900, he had been naturalized (6, 7, 8 [alien]).
When he enlisted, he was an engineer (2).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (2).
He was a substitute for M Campell (1, 2). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 24 March 1865 (1, 2, 5). He was enlisted for one year, at Alleghany [County?], Pennsylvania, by J W Kerker (?) (2). His service was credited to the 23rd Congressional District (2). He was a private in company G (1, 10).
He received clothing worth $24.42 (2).
In 1880, he was living at 2705 Larkness [?] Alley, 24th ward, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (9). He was living with his children Adam, Catharine, and Maggie, and with three others (9). He was a laborer, and had been out of work 4 months in the previous year (9).
On 12 November 1897, he applied successfully from Ohio for a pension (3, 5).
On 1 July 1898, he was admitted to the Central Branch of the National Soldiers Home, in Dayton, Ohio (4). He had deficient hearing (4). He was admitted from Ohio (4).
In 1898, he was present in the Central Branch (4). He was receiving a pension of $6 per month (4).
In 1900, he was living in the National Soldiers Home, in Dayton, Jefferson Township, Montgomery County, Ohio (6). He was widowed (6). He could not read or write (6).
On 5 March 1907, he again applied for a pension (5).
In 1910, he was living in the National Soldiers Home, in Jefferson Township, Montgomery County, Ohio (7). He was widowed (7). He could read and write (7).
In 1920, he was living in the National Soldiers Home, in Jefferson Township, Montgomery County, Ohio (80. He was single (8).
He died on 28 November 1921, at the National Military Home in Dayton, Ohio (5).
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) (Philip Seiler)
2 company G, second descriptive list, [#80] (Phillip Seiler)
3 pension index, by name (Philip Seiler)
4 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1899. Serial Set 3958, 56th Congress, session 1, House Document 106 (Philip Seiler)
5 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (Philip Seiler)
6 1900 US census, Ohio, Montgomery County, Jefferson Township, Central Branch, National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 90, microfilm series T623, film 1308, page 2 = 2 A handwritten (Philip Seiler)
7 1910 US census, Ohio, Montgomery County, Jefferson Township, National Military Home, supervisor's district [illegible], enumeration district 155 [?], microfilm series T624, film 1218, page 261 = 21 A handwritten (Philipp Seiler)
8 1920 US census, Ohio, Montgomery County, Jefferson Township, Central Branch National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, supervisor's district 249, enumeration district 222, microfilm series T625, film 1423, page 185 = 9 B handwritten (Philip Seiler)
9 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, 24th ward, supervisor's district 9, enumeration district 153, microfilm series T9, film 1094, page 38 = 20 D handwritten (Phillip Seiler)
10 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Philip Seiler)
|street name||Larkness [?] Alley|
|dwelling visit #||145|
|family visit #||185|
|name||Seiler Phillip||- Adam||- Catharine||- Maggie||- Richina [??]||Mosier [?] Kate||- Mary|
|month born if born in year||July||Aug|
|married during year|
|occupation||Laborer||Attend school||Attend school||Domestic servant|
|school this year||1||1|
|father's birthplace||Biver [??]||Biver [??]||Biver [??]||Biver [??]||Biver [??]||(Germany)||Penna|
|mother's birthplace||Biver [??]||Prussia||Prussia||Prussia||Prussia||(Geremanh)||Penna|
|birth date||Nov 1840|
|# years married|
|mother of how many children?|
|# of children living|
|# years in USA||36|
|# months not employed|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|
|relationship||- [sc. Inmate]|
|#years present marriage|
|mother of # children|
|mother of # living children|
|father's birthplace||Ger German|
|mother's birthplace||Germ German|
|[all three places have something written after 'Ger'--it seems to begin with 'B', and may be 'Bavaria']|
|nature of industry etc.|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?|
|# weeks out of work 1909|
|school since 1 Sep 09|
|owned free or mortagaged|
|nr on farm schedule|
|civil war vet||UA|
|deaf & dumb|
|dwelling visit number|
|family visit number|
|free/mortgaged (if owned)|
|age at last birthday||79|
|year of immigration||1862|
|year of naturalization|
|attended school since Sept 1919|
|birth place||Bavaria Ger|
|father's birthplace||Alsace Lorraine|
|father's native language||French|
|mother's birthplace||Wurtemberg Ger|
|mother's native language||German|
|can speak English||yes|
|number of farm schedule|