91st PA: Robert Shields

Robert Shields

Before the war

He was born in 1838/39 (2 (26 in 1865)). He was born in Ireland (2).

When he enlisted, he was a currier [?] (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (2).

During the war

He was a substitute (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 28 February 1865 (1, 2). He was enlisted for one year, at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, by Captain Yoster [?] (2). He was mustered in as a private in company I (1, 3).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 2). He was a private, in company I (3).

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) (Robert Shields)

2 company I, descriptive roll, #94 (Robert Sheilds [sic])

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

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed Apr 07)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 28 March 2015, from Fold3]


Shields Robert
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 1 Apr 15]

Sheilas Robert
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Shields Robert

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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