91st PA: William Trotter

William Trotter

Before the war

He was born in 1827/28 (3 (33 in 1861)).

When he enlisted, he was living at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 16 October 1861 (1, 3). He was mustered in as a private in company H (1, 3, 4).

He deserted in 1861 from Camp Chase, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 2, 3). He was a private, in company H (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) (William Trotter)

2 company H, register of deserters, #3 (William Trotter [?])

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 13 March 2005 (William Trotter)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed May 06)
1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed May 2006)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 28 April 2015, from Fold3]


Trotter William
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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