91st PA: John Vocht or Voct

John Vocht or Voct

Before the war

He was born in 1828/29 (2 (36 in 1865), 3 (36 in 1865)). He was born in Germany (2).

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

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a ruddy complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (2).

During the war

He was a substitute (1, 3). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 25 March 1865 (1) or 22 March 1865 (2, 3). He was enlisted for one year, at Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, by Captain Lloyd (2, 3). He was mustered in as a private, at Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania (3). He was a private in company C (1, 4-5).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 3). He was a private, in company C (4-5).

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 Voct)

2 company C, descriptive roll, entry 164 (John Vocht)

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 14 July 2004 (John Voct)

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

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index by name
Ancestry index (accessed April 2007)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 13 Apr 2014, from Fold3]


Focht, John
Co. -, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 30 Apr 15]

Voct John
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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