91st PA: Michael Shutzle

Michael Shutzle

Before the war

He was born in 1830/31, in Germany. [sources: date: 2 (34 in 1865). place: 2]

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

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and brown hair. [source: 2]

During the war

He was a substitute. He enlisted and was mustered into service on 27 March 1865. He was enlisted for one year, at Pottsville, Pennsylvania, by Captain Bowen. He was mustered in as a private in company H. [sources: 1, 2, 5, 8]

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865. He was a private, in company H. [sources: 1, 5, 8]

After the war

In 1890, he was living in Pine Grove Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. He reported one disability: general debility. [source: 3]

On 1 August 1890, he applied successfully for a pension from Pennsylvania. [sources: 4, 5]

On 10 August 1897, he died. He was buried in Saint Matthews Lutheran Cemetery, at Pine Grove, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. His grave has a GAR memorial. [sources: 6, 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) (Michael Shutzle)

2 company H, descriptive roll, #170 (Michael Shutzle)

3 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Pine Grove Township, supervisor's district 4, enumeration district 211, page 2 (Michael Shitzel)

4 pension index, by name (Michael Schutzle)

5 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company H (Michael Schutzle)

6 Records of headstones provided for deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903 (Michael Schutzle)

7 Find a grave, memorial 117288188, created 18 September 2013, by Cindy Pelfrey (Michl Schutzle)

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

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Michael Shutzle in the 91st PA database

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Pine Grove Township, supervisor's district 4, enumeration district 211, page 2]
[line] 25
[house] 143
[family] 148
[name] Shitzel Michael
[rank] Private
[company] H
[unit] 91 Pa Vet
[enlistment date] 27 Mar 1865
[discharge date] 10 July 1865
[length of service] 0 years, 5 months, 3 days
[post office address] do [sc. Pine Grove Schuyl Co Pa]
[disability incurred] General debility
[remarks] [blank]

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 26 March 2015, from Fold3]


Schutzle Michael
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

headstone record

[Records of headstones provided for deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903]
[transcribed 22 December 2014, from FamilySearch]


Schutzle, Michael
Pvt. Co. H, 91st Regt.
Pa. Vols.
Cemetery Lutheran.
at Pine Grove, Pa.
Grave [blank]
Date of death Aug. 10, 1897.
Headstone supplied by
Vermont Marble Company,
Proctor, Vermont

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