91st PA: John Vaughen

John Vaughen

Before the war

He was born in 1825/26 (3 (35 in 1861), 4 (40 in 1863)).

When he enlisted, he was a ship carpenter, and was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3, 4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair (3, 4).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private on 12 October 1861, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 2, 3). He was enlisted for three years, by Captain Bowman (2). He was a private in company B (1, 8-10).

He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (6).

He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 24 December 1863, at Bealton, Virginia (1, 3, 4 [25 Dec]). He was enlisted for three years by Lieutenant Carpenter, and mustered by Lieutenant Swan (4).

He was transferred on 1 May 1864 to the US Navy (by general order, War Department) (1, 3, 5, 7). When transferred, he was a private, in company B (8-10).

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) (John Vaughen)

2 company B, descriptive roll, entry 40 (John Vaughan)

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 31 May 2004 (John Vaughen; rolls also have 'Vaughan')

4 company B, [second] descriptive roll, entry 31 (John Vaughan)

5 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 2 May 1864 (Pri Vaughn)

6 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (John Vaughen)

7 monthly return, company B, May 1864 (John Vaughen)

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

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

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

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 29 April 2015, from Fold3]


Vaughan John
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Vaughn John

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 30 Apr 15]

Vaughen John
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Vaughn John

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 30 Apr 15]

Vaughn John
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also Navy

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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