91st PA: Daniel Shumber

Daniel Shumber

Before the war

He was born in 1835/36 (6 (28 in 1864)). He was born in Liverpool, England (6).

When he enlisted, he was a stonecutter (6).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair (6).

During the war

He was a substitute (1, 6). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 28 September 1864 (1, 6). He was enlisted at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, for one year (6). His service was credited to the 14th Congressional District (6). He was a private, in company G (1, 7).

On 2 December 1864, an order promoting him to corporal, effective 1 December 1864, was copied in the regimental orders book and then crossed out (2).

On 27 April 1865, he was promoted to corporal, effective 1 April 1865 (3, 4).

He was discharged near Washington, DC, on 30 May 1865 by general order 26, War Department (1, 5). He was a corporal, in company G (1, 7).

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) (Daniel Shumber)

2 special order 117, HQ 91st PA, 2 December 1864

3 special order 25, HQ 91st PA, 27 April 1865 (Daniel Shumber)

4 company G, list of non-commissioned officers (Daniel Shumber)

5 company G, register of men discharged, #52 (Daniel Shumber)

6 company G, second descriptive roll, [#50] (Daniel Shumber)

7 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Daniel Shumber)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (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 2 April 2015, from Fold3]


Shumber Daniel
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Corpl.
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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