91st PA--George H Smith

George H Smith

Before the war

He was born on 6 September 1835 (4, 5; 2 (18 in 1861), 3 (18 in 1861)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3).

When he enlisted, he was a baker (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4 inches tall, and had a light complexion, dark eyes, and dark hair (3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 23 or 24 September 1861 (1, 2, 3 [24 Sep]). He was enlisted for three years, by Captain Fetter, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2, 3). He was mustered in as a private, in company F (2, 3).

He was transferred to company D when Gregory's and Wallace's regiments were consolidated (3; 1 (co.D only), 6 (co. D only)).

On 5 July 1863, he died, at Newbern, [Craven County,] North Carolina (4, 5). He was a private, in company D (6). He was buried in Newbern, [Craven County,] North Carolina (5). A stone was placed in the Stroudsburg Cemetery, Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania (4).

He was not on the muster-out roll when the regiment mustered out (1).

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) (George H Smith)

2 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 4 August 2004 (George H Smith)

3 company F, descriptive roll, #25 (George A Smith)

4 Pennsylvania veterans burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 2 April 2012) (George H Smith)

5 Find a grave, memorial 57064931, created by Cheryl Bayer Teke, added 14 August 2010, accessed 2 April 2012 (inscription, which is pictured, reads: 'GEORGE H. SMITH BORN SEPT. 6, 1835. DIED AND INTERRED AT NEWBERN N.C. JULY 5, 1863 AGE 27 YRS, 9 MO. & 29 DAYS.') (George H Smith)

6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George H Smith)

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[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 9 April 2015, from Fold3]


Smith George H.
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

Pennsylvania veterans burial record

[Pennsylvania veterans burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 2 April 2012)]

RECORD OF BURIAL PLACE OF VETERAN
Monroe County
NAME Smith, George H.
DATE OF BIRTH Sept. 6, 1835
DATE OF DEATH July 5, 1863
VETERAN OF Civil WAR
SERVED IN ARMY
DATES OF SERVICE Enl. Sept. 23, 1861 Dis. July 5, 1863
ORGANIZATION(S) Co. D. 91st. Regt.
RANK Private
CEMETERY NAME Stroudsburg
[CEMETERY] LOCATION Dreher Ave. Stroudsburg
LOCATION OF GRAVE IN CEMETERY Plot South Side LOT No. 4 GRAVE No. B
HEADSTONE FAMILY
INFORMATION GIVEN BY H. W. Haas
DATE May 20, 1937
REMARKS Complete

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