91st PA: Henry Kraus alias Henry Trost [Troure]

Henry Kraus alias Henry Trost

Name

He enlisted under the alias 'Henry Troust' (7).

Before the war

He was born in 1838/39 (2 (26 in 1865), 4 (59 in ?1895), 5 (59 in 1896), 6 (36 in 1870), 9 (59 in 1896), 10 (59 in 1896), 11 (59 in 1896), 13 (59 in 1896), 14 (59 in 1896), 15 (59 in 1896), 16 (59 in 1896)). He was born in Hesse Cassel, Germany (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16).

When he was enlisted, he was a pai[nter?] (2).

Description

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

During the war

He also served in company I of the 1st New York Cavalry (4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 15, 16). He served from 10 July 1861 through 27 August 1864 (8). He served for thirty-nine months (4) or thirty-six months (5, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16).

He was a substitute (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 13 March 1865 (1, 2). He was enlisted for one year, at Norritown, Pennsylvania, by Captain Marks (2). He was a private in company C (1, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1). He was a private, in company C (17). He had served for four months (4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16).

After the war

In 1870, he was living in the South Ward of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania (6). He was living with his wife Margaret and their presumed daughter Margaret (6). He was a farm laborer (6). He owned $900 in real estate and $150 in personal property (6).

On 12 February 1879, he successfully applied for a pension (7, 12).

On 7 May 1884, he was admitted to the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (3).

In 1885, he was living at the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Central Branch (3). He was 48 years old (3). But he was dropped on 7 March 1885 (3). He was 48 years old (3). He had a hernia, but he did not receive a pension (3).

In 1890, he was living at 143 19th Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (8).

On 29 August 1895, he was admitted to the Pennsylvania Soldiers and Sailors' Home (4). He was admitted from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (4). He was a widower when he was enlisted (4). He was a laborer (4). He was receiving a pension of $10 per month (4). He had a hernia (4).

He was summarily discharged on 27 December 1895 (4).

On 29 April 1896, he was admitted to the National Soldiers Home (4, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15). He was admitted from Pennsylvania (11, 13). In 1896, he was present at the Marion branch of the National Soldiers Home, in Marion, Indiana (4). He was receiving a pension of $10 per month (4). He had rheumatism (4).

He was present in the Central Branch in 1898 (5). He was admitted from Pennsylvania (5). He had a hernia (5). He was receiving a pension of $8 per month (5).

In 1899, he was present at the Marion Branch of the National Soldiers Home (11). He was receiving a pension of $10 per month (11). He had a hernia (11).

On 14 July 1899, he was discharged from the Northwest Branch of the National Soldiers Home (13). He had a hernia (13). He was receiving a pension of $12 per month (13).

In 1902, he was present at the Danville Branch of the National Soldiers Home (14). He was receiving a pension of $10 per month, and had a hernia (14).

On 27 April 1904, he was discharged from the Danville Branch of the National Home (10). He had a hernia (10). He was receiving a pension of $10 per month (10).

In 1905, he was present in the Southern Branch (9). He was admitted from Pennsylvania (9). He had a hernia (9). He was receiving a pension of $10 per month (9).

In 1906, he was present in the Danville Branch of the National Soldiers Home (15). He was receiving a pension of $10 per month (15).

On 5 March 1907, he died, apparently at the Danville Branch of the National Soldiers Home (16). He was receiving a pension of $10 per month (16).

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 Troure)

2 company C, descriptive book, entry 135 (Henry Troure)

3 National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. Report of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, transmitting the report of the said board for the year ending June 30, 1885. January 7, 1886. Serial Set volume 2415, session volume 10, 49th Congress, 1st Session, House Miscellaneous Document 38, page 173 (Henry Trost)

4 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1896. Serial Set volume 3516, session volume 40, 54th Congress, 2nd Session, House Document 46. Pages 632 and 840. (Henry Trost)

5 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1898. Serial Set volume 3785. Session volume 43, 55th Congress, 3rd Session. House Document 55. Pages 354 and 385. (Henry Trost)

6 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Chambersburg, South Ward, microfilm series M593, film 134, page 311 = 61 handwritten (Henry Trost)

7 pension index, by name (Henry Kraus, alias Henry Trost)

8 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburg, supervisor's district 9, enumeration district 130 (image 327 of 413 on Ancestry) (Henry Trost)

9 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1905, pp.395, 433. Serial Set volume 4992. Session volume 52, 59th Congress, 1st Session. House Document 81. (Henry Trost)

10 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1904. Serial Set volume 4835. Session volume 56, 58th Congress, 3rd Session. House Document 71. Page 413 and 379. (Henry Trost)

11 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1899. Serial Set 3958, 56th Congress, session 1, House Document 106 (Henry Trost)

12 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company C (Henry Trost)

13 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled volunteer soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1900. Serial Set 4136, 56th Congress, session 2, House Document 81. Page 406. (Henry Trost)

14 Serial Set volume 4490, session volume 51, 57th Congress, 2nd session, House Document 54, Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the Fiscal year ended June 30, 1902. Page 391. (Henry Trost)

15 Serial set, volume 5158, session volume 55, 59th congress, 2nd session, house document 276 (1907), Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1906. Washington: GPO, 1907. Page 487 (Henry Trost)

16 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1907. Serial Set volume 5290, Session Vol. No.21, 60th Congress, 1st Session, House Document 210. Page 479 (Henry Trost)

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

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Franklin County, Chambersburg, South Ward, microfilm series M593, film 134, page 311 = 61 handwritten]
line181920
Dwelling-house number435  
Family number526  
NameTrost Henry- Margaret- Margaret
Age36308
SexMFF
ColorWWW
OccupationLaborer on farmKeeping house 
Real estate value900  
Personal estate value150  
BirthplaceHesse CasselHesse CasselPenna
Father foreign born111
Mother foreign born111
Birth month if born within year   
Marriage month if married within year   
Attended school past year   
Can't read   
Can't write   
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.   
Male US citizen at least 21 years old1  
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...   

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburg, supervisor's district 9, enumeration district 130 (image 327 of 413 on Ancestry)]
[line] 2
[house] 90
[family] 126
[name] Henry Trost
[rank] Private
[company] I
[unit] 1 [or 10?] NY Calv [sic]
[enlistment date] July 10 1861
[discharge date] Aug 27 1864
[length of service] 3 years, 1 month, 17 days
[post office address] 143 - 19th St Pittsburg Pa
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

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]


Trouse Henry
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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