He was born in 1831/32 (2 (29 in 1861), 4 (29 in 1861), 5 (18 in 1850)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2, 4, 5).
In 1850, he was living in the 6th ward, Northern Liberties, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5). He was not working (5).
When he enlisted, he was a butcher (2, 4).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and brown hair (2, 4).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 8 November 1861(1, 2, 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1). He was mustered in a private in company H, by George Black (1, 2, 6-8). He had gun number 88 (4).
When discharged, he had last been paid through 28 February 1862 (2). He was paid $28.16 for the period from 1 March through 5 May 1862 (at $13.00 per month) (2). He received $2.60 for three days' travel from Alexandria to Philadelphia, and $3.00 for food for the trip (2). He had not drawn $20.47 of his clothing allowance, but had been advanced $42.30 for clothing (2). He received a total of $11.93 (2). He was a private, in company H (6-8).
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) (William Thaworth)
2 discharge certificate (thanks to Dennis Clowney for the copy!) (William H Thaworth; he signed his name as 'W H Thawarth')
3 company H, register of men discharged, #6 (William Thawarth)
4 company H, descriptive roll, #58 (William H Thwarth)
5 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Northern Liberties, ward 6, microfilm series M432, film 811, pages 358 recto-verso = 713-714 handwritten (Wm Thaworth)
6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William H Thwarth)
7 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William Thawarth)
8 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William Thawvarth)
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