91st PA: John Toland

John Toland

Before the war

He was born in 1816/17 (3 (44 in 1861)). He was born in Chester Cou[nt]y, Pennsylvania (3).

When he enlisted, he was a labor[er] (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and brown hair (3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 November 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Casner (3). He was mustered in as a private in company K, by Lieutenant E J Phillips (1, 3, 4).

He was discharged at camp near Sharpsburg, Maryland, on 5 October 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 2). He was a private, in company K (4).

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 company K, register of men discharged, #10 (John Toland)

3 company K, descriptive roll, entry 82 (John Toland)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry (accessed Apr 07)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 27 April 2015, from Fold3]


Toland John
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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