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