91st PA: Charles A Wieland

Charles A Wieland

Before the war

He was born in 1840/41 (4 (21 in 1862), 7 (23 at death on 8 Feb 65)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4, 7).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7-1/2 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and black hair (4).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 10 October 1862 (1, 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Gregory (4). He was mustered in as a private in company K, by Lieutenant Justus Gregory (1, 4, 9-10).

He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (5).

He was discharged at USA Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 6 April 1864 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 3). On 14 April 1864, the regiment reported him discharged (2). He was a private, in company K (9-10).

After the war

On 8 October 1864, he applied successfully for a pension (6, 8).

He died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 8 February 1865, of chronic diarrhea (7). He was then a laborer (7). He was single (7). He died at, or was buried from, 467 Belrose Street (7). He was buried on 12 February 1865, at the Lutheran Cemetery (7).

On 19 November 1869 [?], his mother, Henrietta Wieland, applied successfully for a pension (6, 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) (Chas A Wieland)

2 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 14 April 1864 (Wieland)

3 company K, register of men discharged, #19 (Charles A Wieland)

4 company K, descriptive roll, entry 92 (Charles A Wieland)

5 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (Chas A Wieland)

6 pension index, by name (two cards) (Charles A Wieland)

7 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 8 February 1865 (Chas A Wieland)

8 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (Charles A Wieland)

9 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Charles A Weiland)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed Apr 07)
RootsWeb WorldConnect
accessed 15 Dec 11
Find a grave
accessed 15 Dec 11

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 3 May 2015, from Fold3]


Weiland Charles A
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Wieland Charles A

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 6 May 15]

Wieland Charles A.
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death certificate

[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 8 February 1865, Chas A Wieland]
[source: www.familysearch.org (viewed 29 Nov 2008)]

RETURN OF A DEATH,
IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.
PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFICATE.
1. Name of Deceased, Chas A. Wieland
2. Colour, White
3. Sex, Male
4. Age, Twenty-three years.
5. Single
6. Date of Death, Feb 8th 1865
7. Cause of Death, Chronic Diarrhea
J. F. Bird, M.D.
Residence, N.E. Cor. 11th & Green St
UNDERTAKER'S CERTIFICATE, IN RELATION TO DECEASED.
8. Occupation Labourer
9. Place of Birth, Philadelphia
10. When a Minor, [blank]
11. Ward, 11" Ward
12. Street and Number No 467 Belrose Street
13. Date of Burial, February 12" 1865
14. Place of Burial, Lutheran Cemetery
Henry Funzig UNDERTAKER.
Residence, No 961 St [?] John Street

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