91st PA: Foman Sliver

Foman Sliver

Before the war

He was born in 1820/21 (3 (40 in 1861), 5 (31 in 1850)). He was born in Pennsylvania (5).

In 1850, he was living in ward 5, Northern Liberties, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5). He was a stone cutter (5).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 17 September 1861 (1, 3, 4). He was mustered in as a private in company I (1, 3, 7).

He was transferred on 1 August 1863 to the Veterans' Reserve Corps (1, 2, 3, 4, 7). When he was transferred, he was a private, in company I (7).

After the war

On 7 May 1864, he applied successfully for a pension (4, 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) (Foman [sic] Sliver)

2 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 1 August 1863 ([illegible] Sliver)

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 30 March 2005 (Foman Sliver)

4 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company I (Forman Sliver)

5 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Northern Liberties, ward 5, microfilm series M432, film 811, page 332 = 661 handwritten (Forman Sliver)

6 pension index, by name (Forman Sliver)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

Pennsylvania, veterans burial cards, 1777-1999
Ancestry index (accessed 1 Mar 15)
records of headstones of deceased union veterans, 1879-1903
FamilySearch index (accessed 1 Mar 15)
headstone applications for US military veterans, 1925-1949
FamilySearch index (accessed 1 Mar 15)
Find a grave
accessed 1 Mar 15

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Forman Sliver in the 91st PA database

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Northern Liberties, ward 5, microfilm series M432, film 811, page 332 = 661 handwritten]
[the first person listed is Margaret Hall; no other person surnamed 'Sliver' is listed in this household]
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Dwellings visited[939]
Families visited[1083]
NameForman Sliver
Age31
SexM
Color 
Occupation of males over 15 yearsStone Cutter
Real estate owned 
Birthplace" [sc. Pa]
Married within year 
Attended school within year 
Over 20 & can't read/write 
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc. 

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 4 April 2015, from Fold3]


Sliver Toman
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also V.R.C.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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