91st PA: Michael Striger

Michael Striger

Before the war

He was born in 1839/40 (2 (25 in 1865), 3 (63 in 1880)). He was born in Germany (2--which literally says "Germany Easton Pa", 3 [Bavaria]).

When he enlisted, he was a wheelwright (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5-1/2 inches tall, and had a ruddy complexion, gray eyes, and light hair (2).

During the war

He was a substitute (1, 2). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 March 1865 (1, 2). He was enlisted for three [sic] years, at Easton Pennsylvania, by Yohoe [?] (2). His enlistment was credited to the eleventh congressional district (2). He was a private in company A (1, 4-5).

He was absent, sick, when the regiment mustered out (1, 2). He was a private, in company A (4-5).

After the war

In 1880, a Michael Strieger was living at 222 Grey Street, Buffalo, Erie County, New York (3). He was living with his wife, Mary Strieger and his son Felix Strieger (3). He was a laborer (3).

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) (Michael Striger)

2 company A descriptive roll, entry 178 (Michael Striger)

3 1880 US census, New York, Erie County, Buffalo, supervisor's district 11, enumeration district 142, microfilm series T9, film 830, page 102 = 5 A handwritten (Michael Strieger)

4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Michael Stringer)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed Nov 05)
pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed Apr 06)

1880 census

[1880 US census, New York, Erie County, Buffalo, supervisor's district 11, enumeration district 142, microfilm series T9, film 830, page 102 = 5 A handwritten]
line394041
street nameGrey Street
house number222  
dwelling visit #45  
family visit #58  
nameStrieger Michael- Mary- Felix
colorWWW
sexMFM
age636424
month born if born in year   
relationship WifeSon
single  1
married11 
widowed/divorced   
married during year   
occupationLaborerKeeping HouseCarpenter
months unemployed   
currently ill?   
blind   
deaf/dumb   
idiotic   
insane   
disabled   
school this year   
can't read   
can't write   
birthplaceBavariaAustriaNew York
father's birthplaceBavariaAustriaBavaria
mother's birthplaceBavariaAustriaAustria

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]


Stringer [sic] Michael
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 23 Apr 15]

Steiger, Michael
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Striger, Michael

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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