91st PA: Robert Stewart

Robert Stewart

Before the war

He was born in 1826/27 (3 (34 in 1861), 5 (34 in 1861)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5).

When he enlisted, he was an oyste[r dealer?] [?] (5).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (3, 5).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Philadephia, Pennsylvania, on 12 or 14 November 1861 (1 [14 Nov], 2 [12 Nov], 3 [14 Mar], 5 [14 Nov]). He was enlisted by Captain Casner (3, 5). He was mustered in as a private in company H (1, 3, 6-7).

He was transferred on 4 December 1861 to company K (1, 2, 3).

He deserted on 20 December 1861, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 3, 4). He was a private, in company K (6-7).

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) (Robert Stewart)

2 company H, register of men transferred (Robert Stewart)

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 13 March 2005 (Robert Stewart [rolls also have 'Steward'])

4 company K, register of deserters, entry 11 (Robert Stuart)

5 company K, descriptive roll, entry 76 (Robert Stewart)

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

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

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 16 April 2015, from Fold3]


Stewart, Robert
Co. H, K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Stuart, Robert

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 18 Apr 15]

Stuart, Robert
Co. H K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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