91st PA: Marcus Ullman

Marcus Ullman

Before the war

He was born in 1841/42 (3 (19 in 1861), 5 (19 in 1861), 6 (18 in 1861)). He was born in Tyrol, Germany (3, 5 [Teyre]).

When he enlisted, he was a watch maker, and was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3, 5, 6).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4 inches tall, had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (3, 5, 6).

During the war

He enlisted at the recruiting office of company A on 20 August 1861 (3). He enlisted and was mustered in as a private on 21 August 1861, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 3, 5, 6 [enrolled 21 Aug!?]). He was enlisted for 3 years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Colonel Reiff (5). He was a private in company A (1, 10-11).

On 3 March 1863, he was reported absent without leave (4).

He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (8).

On 14 November 1863, Colonel Gregory wrote that he had served with the regiment since he enlisted, and had faithfully performed his duty as a soldier (3).

He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 26 December 1863, at Bealton, Virginia (1, 6).

On 17 April 1864, he was reported returned from absent without leave (7).

He was wounded on 12 May 1864 at Spottsylvania Court House, Virginia (1, 2, 9).

He was absent, sick, when the regiment mustered out (1, 5, 6). He was a private, in company A (10-11).

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 T[homas] F Walter. 'Personal recollections and experiences of an obscure soldier'. Grand Army Scout and Soldiers' Mail volume 3 number 46 page 2

3 letter, Gregory to Thomas, 14 November 1863

4 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 3 March 1863 (Private Ullman)

5 company A descriptive roll, entry 56 (Marcus Ullman)

6 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 5 May 2004 (Marcus Ullman)

7 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 17 April 1864 (Ulman)

8 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (Marcus Ullman)

9 'The Ninety-first Pennsylvania volunteers', Philadelphia Inquirer 8 June 1864 page 3 (Marcus Ullman)

10 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Marcus Ulman)

11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Marcus Ullman)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed Nov 05)
pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed Apr 06)
Pennsylvania, veterans burial cards, 1777-1999
Ancestry index (accessed 28 Apr 15)
records of headstones of deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903
FamilySearch index (accessed 28 Apr 15)
headstone applications for US military veterans, 1925-1949
FamilySearch index (accessed 28 Apr 15)

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]


Ulman Marcus
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Ullman Marcus

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 28 Apr 15]

Ullman Marcus
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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