He was born in 1834/35 (2 (29 in 1864), 3 (29 in 1864), 4 (29 in 1864), 12 (36 in 1870)). He was born in Prussia, Germany (2, 3, 4, 12).
When he enlisted, he was a butcher (3, 4).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a light complexion, hazel eyes, and light hair (2, 3, 4).
He also served in company B of the 2nd US Cavalry (8, 9). He also served in company D of the 21st Pennsylvania Infantry (8, 9). He also served in company D of the 98th Pennsylvania Infantry (8, 9, 10). He enlisted in the 98th Pennsylvania on 24 August 1861, and was discharged on 26 August 1862 (10).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 3 February 1864 (1, 2, 3, 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Shipley (2, 3, 4). He was mustered in as a private in company K, by Lieutenant Brooks (1, 2, 3, 4, 16).
He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer (1).
He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1). He was a private, in company K (16).
On 4 October 1866, he became a naturalized US citizen, in the District Court of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11).
In 1870, he was living in ward 15, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (12). He was living with Barbara Stanze (12). He was working in "Gas House", and owned $100 in personal property (12). He was born in Bayern, Prussia (12).
On 2 August 1875, he applied successfully for a pension (8 [2 Aug], 9 [11, 17, or 19 Aug]).
On 16 August 1884, Christian Stanze married Della E Benjamin (also known as E Dellaphane) in Montgomery County Ohio (14).
In 1890, he was living at 145 Milton Street, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio (10).
In 1892, he was buried, apparently in Ohio (15).
On 16 September 1892, his widow, Deliphene E Stanze, applied successfully for a pension (8, 9).
On 29 April 1895, a minor dependent, Daniel H Pfantz, applied successfully for a pension (8, 9).
In 1910, his widow was living at 145 Milton Street, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio (13). She was married to Josef E Withers (13). This was the second marriage for both of them (13). She had had four children, all of whom were alive (13).
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) (Christian Stauze)
2 company K, descriptive roll, entry 81 (Christian Stauze)
3 company K, third descriptive roll (Christian [?] Stauze)
4 company K, fourth descriptive roll (Christian Stauze [?])
5 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 12 October 1864 (Privt Stauze [?])
6 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 14 October 1864 (Privt Strauze [?])
7 'The Ninety-first Pennsylvania volunteers', Philadelphia Inquirer 8 June 1864 page 3 (Christian Strauze [sic])
8 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (Christian Stanze)
9 pension index, by name (Christian Stanze)
10 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Ohio, Montgomery County, Dayton, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 244, page 3 (Christian Stanze [could be Stauze])
11 Jefferson M Moak, compiler. Military petitions for naturalization filed in the Philadelphia [county] District Court 1862-1874. Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, Monograph series no. 5. c2000 (Christian Stanze)
12 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 15, district 47, microfilm series M593, film 1400, page 129 = 54 handwritten (Christian Stanze)
13 1910 US census, Ohio, Montgomery County, Dayton, ward 9, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 114, microfilm series T624, film 1217, page 237 = 3 B handwritten (Delphen E Withers)
14 Ohio Marriages 1800-1958, abstract only, on LDS FamilySearch (searched July 2010) (Christian Stanze)
15 Ohio deaths and burials 1854-1997, abstract only, on LDS FamilySearch (searched July 2010) (Christian Stanze)
16 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Christian Stanze)Arthur is in 1920 census Dayton ward 5, T625, film 1420 p.185 = 15 A h/w, s.d.2 e.d. 121 but no Deliphene
|Name||Stanze Christian||- Barbara|
|Occupation||works in "Gas house"||Keeping house|
|Real estate value|
|Personal estate value||100|
|Birthplace||Bayern Prussia||Byern "|
|Father foreign born||1||1|
|Mother foreign born||1||1|
|Birth month if born within year|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|| |
|name||Withers Josef E.||- Deliphen E||- Dervey E||Stanze Arthur|
|#years present marriage||18||18 [?]|
|mother of # children||4|
|mother of # living children||4|
|father's birthplace||England||New York||Ohio||Germany|
|mother's birthplace||Ohio||Maryland||Ohio||Germany [sic]|
|occupation||Machinest [sic]||None||none||Sign Writter [sic]|
|nature of industry etc.||Ramond [??] shop||Sinzy [??]|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?||No|
|# weeks out of work 1909||12|
|school since 1 Sep 09||yes||no|
|owned free or mortagaged||M|
|nr on farm schedule|
|civil war vet|
|deaf & dumb|