Richard Wakefield

Richard Wakefield

Before the war

He was born in Manchester, England (3). He was born in 1831/32 (3 (29 in 1861)).

When he enlisted, he was a soldier (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and black hair (3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 13 November 1862 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Gregory (3). He was a private in company I (1, 4-6).

On 9 June 1863, he was reported gained from missing in action (2).

The regiment forwarded his descriptive list somewhere (3).

He was absent, sick, when the regiment mustered out (1). He was a private, in company I (4-6).

He also served in the Veterans' Reserve Corps (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) (Richard Wakefield)

2 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 9 June 1863 (Richard Wakefield)

3 company I, descriptive roll, #36 (Richard Wakefield)

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

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

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed Apr 07)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 2 May 2015, from Fold3]


Wackefield Richard
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Wakefield Richard

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 2 May 15]

Wakefield Richard
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also 18 VRC

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 2 May 15]

Wakeefield Richard
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Wakefield Richard

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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