91st PA: Isaac Strang

Isaac Strang

Before the war

He was born in 1844/45 (3 (17 in 1862), 4 (15 in 1860)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3, 4).

In 1860, he was living in ward 1, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4). He was living with Isaac and Eliza Strang (presumably his parents) and with others (presumably his siblings) (4).

When he enlisted, he was a carpenter (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair (3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 8 January 1862 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Fetter (3). He was a private in company F (1, 5).

He deserted from Camp Chase, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 20 March 1862 (1, 2 [10 or 11 Mar], 3 [Jan 1862]). He was a private, in company F (5).

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) (Isaac Strang)

2 company F, register of deserters, #12 (Isaac Strang)

3 company F, descriptive roll, #96 (Isaac Strang)

4 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 1, precinct 4, microfilm series M653, film 1151, pages 206-207 = 32-33 handwritten (Isaac Strang)

5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Isaac Strang)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed Apr 07)
Rootsweb WorldConnect
accessed Nov 09

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 1, precinct 4, microfilm series M653, film 1151, pages 206-207 = 32-33 handwritten]
[this was the only plausible candidate in the LDS index; that plus his father's occupation and his occupation at enlistment suggest I have correctly identified him]
line3233343536373839401
Dwelling number261         
Family number273        
NameIsaac StrangEliza "Elizabeth W "Samuel M "Isaac Jr "Edward "Catherine E "John "William "Andrew J Strang
Age4137201815129421
Sexmffmmmfmmm
Color          
OccupationH. Carpenter LaborerCarpenter      
Value of real estate owned1.000         
Value of personal estate300         
Place of birthN. JerseyPenn"""""""Penn
Married within year          
Attended school within year     11   
Cannot read & write 1        
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 21 April 2015, from Fold3]


Strang, Isaac
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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