91st PA: Henry C Taylor

Henry C Taylor

Before the war

He was born in 1832/33 (2 (32 in 1865)). He was born in Adams County, Pennsylvania (2).

He was a farmer (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair (2).

During the war

He was drafted (1, 2). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 28 February 1865 (1, 2, 3). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, by Captain Eyster (2). His enlistment was credited to the sixteenth congressional district (2). He was a private in company A (1, 5).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 3). He was a private, in company A (5).

After the war

On 19 July 1890, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (3, 4).

He died on 1 September 1909 (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) (Henry C Taylor)

2 company A descriptive roll, entry 165 (Henry C Taylor)

3 pension index, by regiment (Henry C Taylor)

4 pension index, by name (Henry C Taylor)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed Oct 05)
Ancestry index (accessed 25 Apr 15); checked all 'Henry Taylor' entries in Pennsylvania

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 25 April 2015, from Fold3]


Taylor Henry C.
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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