91st PA: James Stewart

James Stewart

Before the war

He was born in 1828/29 (4 (32 in 1861)). He was born in Ireland (4).

When he enlisted, he was a laborer (4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a light complexion, gray eyes, and brown hair (4).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 20 November 1861 (1, 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Kayser (4). He was a private in company G (1, 7).

He was transferred to company F on 4 December 1861 (1, 5).

He deserted from Camp Chase, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 10 March 1862 (3 [has both 10 and 11 Mar], 4).

On 29 March 1864, he was reported regained from desertion (2, 4 [4 Apr 64]).

In April 1864, he was tried by court martial (6).

He was wounded on 18 June 1864 at Petersburg, Virginia (1).

In January 1865, he was tried by court martial (6).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1). He was a private, in company F (7).

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) (James Stewart)

2 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 29 March 1864 (James Stewart)

3 company F, register of deserters, #11 (James Stewart)

4 company F, descriptive roll, #85 (James Stewart)

5 company G, register of men transferred (James Stewart)

6 National Archives Archival Research Catalog (accessed 24 July 2010) (James Stewart, 2 entries)

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

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 22 April 2015, from Fold3]


Stewart, James
Co. F, G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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