91st PA: Thomas Veach

Thomas Veach

Before the war

He was born in 1817/18 (and when he was discharged?) (2 (43 in 1861), 4 (43 in 1861)). He was born in Carlisle, England (2).

When he enlisted, he was a weaver (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 3/4 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and light hair (2).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 27 September 1861 (1, 2, 4). He was mustered in as a private, in company D (1, 2, 4, 5-6).

He was discharged at Alexandria Virginia, on 24 March 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 2, 3 [medical board], 4). He had been paid through 28 February 1862 (2). On 4 May 1862, he received $29.55, which was the balance owed him for pay from 1 March through 4 May, and subsistence for his return to Philadelphia, less the money he owed for one cap and one pair of pants (2). He was a private, in company D (5-6).

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 discharge papers relating to pay (Thomas Veach), 4 May 1862 (supplied by Dennis Clowney)

3 company D, register of men discharged, entry 6 (Thomas Veach)

4 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 10 August 2004 (Thomas Veach)

5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Thomas Veech)

6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Thomas Veach)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

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

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 30 April 2015, from Fold3]


Veech Thomas
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Veach Thomas

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 30 Apr 15]

Veach Thomas
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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