91st PA: Adam D Stitzman

Adam D Stitzman

Before the war

He was born in 1842/43 (9 (18 in 1861), 10 (17 (?) in 1863), 12 (17 in 1860)). He was born in Milton, Pennsylvania (9, 10, 12).

In 1860, he was living in Milton Borough, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania (12). He was living with Daniel and Elizabeth Stutsman (presumably his parents) (12). He was a boatman (12). He had attended school within the year (12).

When he enlisted, he was a fifer (9, 10 [musician]).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 0 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and brown hair (9, 10 [5'5"]).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 6 November 1861 (1, 13 [15 Nov]). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Parsons (9). He was a musician in company F (1, 14-16 (fifer)).

On 19 April 1863, he was sent to a hospital in Washington DC (6).

He was detailed as regimental butcher on 24 September 1863 (3, 8).

He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 24 December 1863 (1, 10). He was enlisted for three years, at Bealton, Virginia, by Lieutenant W H Carpenter (10).

He was detailed by Lieutenant Colonel Sinex for duty in the quartermaster department, and ordered to report to Lieutenant Lentz, on 19 February 1864 (4, 9).

On 12 September 1864, he was relieved from duty in the quartermaster department, and ordered to report to his company for duty (5, 11).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 13). He was a musician, in company F (14-16).

After the war

On 26 June 1880, he applied successfully for a pension (2, 13).

He died on 2 February 1918, at Elkhart, Indiana (13).

Researcher

Contact Elida at elida@signature.cc, who is interested in Stutzman/Stutsman/Stolzman/Stitzman family members who served in the Civil War from Pennsylvania.

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)

2 Veterans' administration. Pension index, by name. (Searched 15 Feb 2001, on <www.ancestry.com>.) (Adam Stitzman)

3 special order 93, HQ 91st PA, 24 September 1863

4 special order 7, HQ 91st PA, 19 February 1864

5 special order 77, HQ 91st PA, 12 September 1864

6 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 24 April 1863 (Musician Stutzman)

7 [list of detailed men, probably from Sept 1864] (Adam Stetzman)

8 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 24 September 1863 (Musician Stitzman)

9 company F, descriptive roll, #79 (Adam Stitzman)

10 company F, second descriptive roll, #15 (Adam Stitzman)

11 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 13 September 1864 (Musician Stitzman)

12 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Milton Borough, microfilm series M653, film 1149, page 390 = 219 [?] handwritten (Adam D Stutsman)

13 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (Adam Stitzman)

14 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Adam D Stitzman)

15 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Adam Stetzman)

16 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Adam D Stinsman)

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Milton Borough, microfilm series M653, film 1149, page 390 = 219 [?] handwritten]
line26272829303132333435
Dwelling number1493        1494 [sic]
Family number1486        Un [sic]
NameDaniel StutsmanElizabeth "John H "Adam D "George "Saml "Thomas "Aaron "Frank "Calvian "
Age46461716151311975
Sexmfmmmmmmmm
Color          
OccupationLaborer Boatmando      
Value of real estate owned 700        
Value of personal estate100         
Place of birthdo [sc. Pennsylvania]dododododododododo
Married within year          
Attended school within year   111111 
Cannot read & write          
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.          

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 19 April 2015, from Fold3]


Stitzman, Adam D.
     Adam
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Fifer | Musician
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 21 Apr 15]

Stetzman, Adam
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Fifer | Mus.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Stitzman, Adam D.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 22 Apr 15]

Stinsman, Adam D.
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Fifer | Musician
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Stitzman, Adam D.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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