He was born on 5 August 1844, (15, 16; 6 (21 in 1863?), 17 (65 in 1910)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6, 15, 16). He was born to John Stewart and Emily Carr (15).
When he enlisted, he was a cigar [maker] (6).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 2-1/2 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (6). He had a scar on a knuckle of the middle finger of his right hand (6).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 16 September 1861 (1, 6, 9). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Smith (6). He was a private in company C (1, 20).
He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (12).
He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 25 December 1863 (1, 9).
On 18 April 1864, he was detailed by General Warren as a mounted messenger at Corps Headquarters, and ordered to report to Lieutenant Swann there at 6 pm (4, 5 [16 Apr], 8). He was still detailed as an orderly in September (?) 1864 (5).
He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 9). He was a private, in company C (20).
In 1866/67, he married Naomi [unknown family name] (16, 17). In 1900 and 1910, she had had five children, four of whom were alive (16, 17).
In November 1871, he was part of the committee assigned to write a constitution and by-laws for the 91st's Survivor's Association (13).
At the first meeting of the Survivor's Association, on 4 December 1871, he was elected one of the Trustees (14).
On 29 January 1889, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (11, 19).
In 1890, he was living at 2142 Warnock, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9, 10). He was a carrier for the Post Office (10). He had chronic bronchitis (9).
In 1900, he was living at 2142 North Warnock Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (16). He was living with his wife Naomi and son Willie K (16). He was a letter carrier, and had not been unemployed in the previous year (16). He owned his home, which was mortgaged (16).
He again applied for a pension on 16 February 1907 (19).
In 1910, he was living at 2527 North 30th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (17). He was living with his wife Naomi and son William K (17). He was a letter carrier for the US Government, and had not been out of work in 1909 (17). He owned his home, which was mortgaged (17).
He died on 17 March 1911, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, of la grippe, which he had had for one month and three days (15, 19). He was a letter carrier when he died (15). He was buried on 20 March 1911, in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (15).
On 24 March 1911, his widow, Naomi Stewart, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (11, 19).
In 1920, his widow, Naomi S. Stewart, was living at 2559 North Hollywood Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (18). She was living with her son William K Stewart (18). She owned the house, which was mortgaged (18).
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)
2 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 7 March 1864
3 special order 13, HQ 91st PA, 1 March 1864
4 special order 36, HQ 91st PA, 18 April 1864
5 [list of detailed men, probably from Sept 1864] (George F Stewart)
6 company C, descriptive roll, entry 69 (George F Stewart)
7 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 16 April 1864 (Stewart)
8 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 19 April 1864 (GF Stewart)
9 1890 US census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 438, page 1 (image 1009 on Ancestry), lines 9-10 (Geo F Stewart)
10 1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory (George F Steward)
11 pension index, by name (George F Stewart)
12 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (G F Stewart)
13 'The Reserves', Philadelphia Inquirer, 18 November 1871, page 2 (George F Stewart)
14 'Ninety-first regiment', Philadelphia Inquirer 5 December 1871 page 3 (George F Stewart)
15 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 17 March 1911, file 7219 (George F Stewart)
16 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Phliadelphia, ward 20 [?], supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 445, microfilm series T623, film 1462, page 20 = 11B handwritten, lines 57-59 (George H [sic] Stewart)
17 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 28, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 654, microfilm series T624, film 1402, page 98 = 11 B handwritten, lines 90-92 (George F Stewart)
18 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 28, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 929, microfilm series T625, film 1632, page 140 = 3 A handwritten, lines 17-18
19 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company C (George F Stewart)
20 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George G Stewart)
|street||North Warnock St|
|name||Stewart George H||- Naomi||- Willie K|
|birth date||Aug 1844||Nov 1844||Nov 1882|
|# years married||33||33|
|mother of how many children?||5|
|# of children living||4|
|father's birthplace||New York||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania|
|# years in USA|
|occupation||Letter Carrier||Clerk Stock Broker|
|# months not employed||0||0|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged||M|
|# of farm schedule|
|street||North 30th Street|
|name||Stewart George F||- Naomi||- William K|
|#years present marriage||42||42|
|mother of # children||5|
|mother of # living children||4|
|father's birthplace||New York||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania|
|occupation||Letter Carrier US Govt||none||Cashier Broker office|
|nature of industry etc.|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?||No||No|
|# weeks out of work 1909||No||No|
|school since 1 Sep 09|
|owned free or mortagaged||M|
|nr on farm schedule|
|civil war vet|
|deaf & dumb|
|street||North Hollywood St|
|dwelling visit number||60|
|family visit number||60|
|name||Stewart Naomi S.||- Will K.|
|free/mortgaged (if owned)||M|
|age at last birthday||75||37|
|year of immigration|
|year of naturalization|
|attended school since Sept 1919|
|father's native language|
|mother's native language|
|can speak English||Yes||Yes|
|employment status||W [?]|
|number of farm schedule|