Albert T Walz

Albert T Walz

Before the war

He was born in 1847 (2 (1847), 10 (1848); 5 (18 in 1864), 4 (32 in 1880)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4, 5).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (5).

During the war

He also served in company I of the 20th Pennsylvania Infantry (6). He was mustered in on 17 June 1863, and was discharged on 10 July 1863 (6).

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 4 February 1864 (1, 6) or 8 February 1864 (5, 9, 10). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Hildeburn (5). He was a private in company C (1, 10, 11-12).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 6, 9, 10). He was a private, in company C (11-12).

After the war

In 1880, he was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4). He was an edge gilder (4). He was living with his wife, Beulah A Walz (30, born New Jersey, keeping house), and four children (4):

In 1890, he was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, either at 3932 Parrish or at 1717 N 42nd Street (7). He was a gilder (7).

He applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension on 7 April 1891 (3, 9).

He again applied for a pension on 3 November 1909 (9).

He died on 18 January 1929, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2, 8, 9, 10). The funeral services were Tuesday 22 January 1929, at his son C Harry Walz's residence, 1035 Chelten Avenue, Oak Lane (8). Members of the Courtland Saunders Post, No. 21, GAR were invited to the funeral service (8). He was buried in Westminster Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (2, 8, 10). His grave has a GAR marker (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) (Albert T Walz)

2 Westminster cemetery (Bala Cynwyd) records, on http://www.thefinalwalt.com (thanks to Amy Waltz!) (Albert Walz)

3 pension index, by name (supplied by Dennis Clowney) (Albert T Walz)

4 1880 census extract, on www.familysearch.org (searched 8 Feb 04), 24th ward, district 20, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, FHL film 1255183, NARA film T9-1183, page 279B (Albert T Walz) [note: he was the only Albert Walz in the US of approximately the right age]

5 company C, descriptive roll, entry 120 (Albert T Walz)

6 1890 US Census, Veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 542, page 1 (image 1782 on Ancestry), line 9-10 (Albert T Walz)

7 1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory (transcription on Ancestry) (Albert T Walz)

8 [death notice], Public Ledger, Sunday 20 January 1929, Sports Section, page 10 (Albert T Walz)

9 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company C (Albert T Walz)

10 Pennsylvania veterans burial records, two cards, available on Ancestry (transcribed 4 December 2010)] (Albert T Walz)

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

12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Albert T Walz)

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US Census, Veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 542, page 1 (image 1782 on Ancestry)]
[line] 9
[house] 50
[family] 76
[name] Albert T Walz
[rank] Private
[company] I
[unit] 20 Pa Inf
[enlistment date] 17 June 1863
[discharge date] 10 July 1863
[length of service] [blank]
[post office address] 1717 N 42 St " [sc. Philada]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]


[line] 10
[house] /
[family] /
[name] Do [sc. Albert T Walz]
[rank] Do [sc. Private]
[company] C
[unit] 91 Do Do [sc. Pa Inf]
[enlistment date] 4 Feb 1864
[discharge date] 10 July 1865
[length of service] [blank]
[post office address] Do Do [sc. 1717 N 42 St Philada]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory

[searched transcription on Ancestry, February 2005]
Albert T Walz, gilder, h 3932 Parrish [this is the only Albert T Walz]

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]


Walz Albert P
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Walz Albert T

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 3 May 15]

Walz Albert T
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

Newspaper death notice

[source: Public Ledger, Sunday 20 January 1929, Sports Section, page 10]

WALZ.--Jan. 18, 1929. ALBERT T., husband of the late Beulah Walz. Relatives and friends, also Courtland Saunders Post, No. 21 G.A.R. are invited to funeral services, Tues. 2 P.M. at the residence of his son, C. Harry Walz, 1035 Chelten ave., Oak Lane. Int. Westminster Cem. Friends call Mon. 8 to 10 P.M.

Pennsylvania veterans burial record

[Pennsylvania veterans burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 4 December 2010)]
[two cards]


RECORD OF BURIAL PLACE OF VETERAN
Montgomery County
NAME Walz, Albert T. (#5784)
DATE OF BIRTH [blank]
DATE OF DEATH [blank]
VETERAN OF Civil WAR
SERVED IN ARMY
DATES OF SERVICE 2/4/64 to 7/10/65
ORGANIZATION(S) Company C. 91st Regt. Pa. Vol. Inf.
RANK Private
CEMETERY NAME Westminster Cemetery
[CEMETERY] LOCATION Bala-Cynwyd, Pa.
LOCATION OF GRAVE IN CEMETERY SECTION Lakeview LOT #400 GRAVE NO. #3
HEADSTONE Granite Monument (PC) G.A.R. Markers FAMILY
INFORMATION GIVEN BY Grave Registrar
DATE 4/28/36
REMARKS K.


RECORD OF BURIAL PLACE OF VETERAN
PHILADELPHIA County
NAME WALZ ALBERT T. 2800
SERIAL NO. none
DATE OF BIRTH 1848
DATE OF DEATH Jan. 18, 1929
VETERAN OF Civil WAR
DATES OF SERVICE 2/24/64-7/10/65
SERVED IN Army
ORGANIZATION(S) Co. "C", 91st Penna Infantry
RANK Private
CEMETERY NAME Westminster
[CEMETERY] LOCATION Mtg. Co. Pa.
LOCATION OF GRAVE IN CEMETERY [blank]
HEADSTONE [blank]
INFORMATION GIVEN BY [blank]
DATE [blank]
REMARKS

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