91st PA: William Sutton [or Setton]

William Sutton [or Setton]

Before the war

He was born in 1840/41 (2 (23 in 1864), 3 (26 in 1864)). He was born in England (2, 3).

When he enlisted, he was a brick layer (2, 3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and light hair (2, 3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private on 3 February 1864, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 2, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Shipley (2). He was mustered by Lieutenant Burk (2). He was a private in company B (1, 6).

He was absent without leave on 31 May 1864 (5).

He was dropped from the rolls on 1 July 1864, as a deserter (1, 3, 4 [3 July]). He was a private, in company B (6).

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) (William Setton)

2 company B, [second] descriptive roll, entry 26 (William Sutton [the 'u' is clear])

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 1 Jun 2004 (William Sutton)

4 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 3 July 1864 (Private Sutton)

5 monthly return, company B, May 1864 (William Sutton)

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

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 24 April 2015, from Fold3]


Sutton William
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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