91st PA: William White

William White

Before the war

He was born in 1818/19 (3 (42 in 1861)). He was born in Derry, Ireland (3).

Description

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

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 October 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Charles L Burr [?] (3). He was mustered in as a private in company H (1, 4).

He was discharged at Camp Stanton [?], Washington, DC, on 11 March 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 2, 3). He was a private, in company H (4).

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) (William White)

2 company H, register of men discharged, #9 (William White)

3 company H, descriptive roll, #43 (William White)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

Pennsylvania veterans' burial records
Ancestry index (accessed 7 Apr 12)
a William White (1839-13 Aug 1878) was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Broomall, Delaware County, Pennsylvania (no other identifying information)
a Wm White (1813-1879 [?]) who served in the Civil War (no unit information) was buried in Old Findley Cemetery, Mercer, Mercer County

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 5 May 2015, from Fold3]


White William
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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