91st PA: Jacob Weinert

Jacob Weinert

Before the war

He was born in 1835/36 (4 (25 in 1861), 9 (13 in 1850)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4, 9).

In 1850, he was living in ward 5, Northern Liberties, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9). He was living with Jacob and Rosanna Winert (presumably his parents), with 8 probable siblings, and others (9). He had attended school within the year (9).

When he enlisted, he was a bootmaker (4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 3-3/4 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, brown eyes, and brown hair (4).

During the war

He was mustered into service on 16 November 1861 (1, 8). He was a private in company I (1, 10-11).

He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (5).

On 28 July 1863, he was reported as having been dropped because he was missing in the campaign (probably after 11 June 1863) (2). He had returned by 28 July 1863 (2).

He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 26 December 1863 (1, 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Bealton, Virginia, by Lieutenant Swan (4).

On 15 April 1864, he returned from being absent without leave (3).

He may have been wounded in January or February 1865 (7).

He was mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 4, 8). He was a private, in company I (10-11).

After the war

On 2 January 1902, he applied successfully from Canada for a pension (6, 8).

On 27 January 1909, he again applied for a pension (8).

He died in 1910 (8).

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) (Jacob Weinert)

2 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 28 July 1863 (Private Neinert [Weinert is my best guess, but I'm pretty confident the first letter is not a "W"])

3 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 15 April 1864 (Priv Weinert)

4 company I, descriptive roll, #35 (Jacob Weinert)

5 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (Jacob Weinert)

6 pension index, by name (Jacob Weinert)

7 'Gen. Grant's recent movement', Philadelphia Inquirer 10 February 1865 p.2 (J Weinant)

8 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company I (Jacob Weinert)

9 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Northern Liberties, ward 5, microfilm series M432, film 811, page 258 = 9 handwritten = 515 handwritten (Jacob Winert)

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

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

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

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Northern Liberties, ward 5, microfilm series M432, film 811, page 258 = 9 handwritten = 515 handwritten]
[I did not transcribe the other members of this household, who include seven shoemakers, and John and Catherine Winert (with John being a shoemaker, 30, and born in Germany)]
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Dwellings visited48          
Families visited72          
NameJacob F WinertRosannaMargaretWilliamCarolineJacobMaryCharlesHenryGeorgeJohn
Age474218161513119752
SexMFFMFMFMMMM
Color           
Occupation of males over 15 years Shoe Store         
Real estate owned12,000          
BirthplaceGermany"Pa""""""""
Married within year           
Attended school within year   111111  
Over 20 & can't read/write           
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.           

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 4 May 2015, from Fold3]


Weinert Jacob
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 6 May 15]

Winart Jacob
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Weinert Jacob

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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