91st PA: David M Smith or Daniel M Smith

David M Smith or Daniel M Smith

Before the war

He was born in 1834/35. [source: date: 2 (26 in 1861)]

During the war

On 29 November 1861, he enlisted and was mustered into service at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as a private, in company I. [sources: 1, 2]

On 4 December 1861, he was transferred to company E, by regimental order. The company I muster roll for 17 September to 31 December 1861 reports him transferred to company E. [source: 2]

He is not mentioned in any later regimental records. [source: 2]

Note on identification

Whether the compiled service record is right to link Daniel M Smith and David M Smith is not clear.

Sources

1 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (David M Smith)

2 compiled service record, I 91 PA (David M Smith or Daniel M Smith)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

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.
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David M Smith in the 91st PA database

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 11 April 2015, from Fold3]


Smith David M
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

compiled service record

[compiled service record, David M Smith, I 91 PA]
[transcribed 4 October 2015, from 3 images obtained from the National Archives and Records Administration]


[image 1]

2713
Smith, David M
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Private | Private

CARD NUMBERS.
1 22056236
2 22056372
[the rest of the card numbers are blank]
Number of personal papers herein 0
Book Mark: [blank]
See also [blank]


[image 2]

W W Smith


[image 3, which consists of two cards]

[card 1]

S | 91 | Pa.
Daniel [sic] M. Smith
pri, Co. I, 91 Reg't Pennsylvania Inf.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for Sep 17 to Dec 31, 1861.
Present or absent [blank]
Stoppage, $[blank] for [blank]
Due Gov't, $[blank] for [blank]
Remarks: Transfd to Co. E by Reg. order Dec 4 /61.

Not borne on Co M.O. Roll
Not taken up on rolls of Co "E"

Book mark: [blank]
Curtin Copyist.


[card 2]

S | 91 | Pa.
David M. Smith
pri, Co. I, 91 Regt Pa. Inf.
Age 26 years.
Appears on
Company Muster-in Roll
of the organization named above. Roll dated
Phila Pa. Dec 2, 1861.
Muster-in to date Nov 29, 1861.

Joined for duty and enrolled + mustered into service:
When Nov 29, 1861.
Where Phila
Period 3 years.

Bounty paid, $[blank]; due $[blank]
Remarks: [blank]
Book mark: [blank]

Curtin Copyist.

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