91st PA: Robert Wilson

Robert Wilson

Before the war

He was born in January 1847 (5; 3 (18 in 1865), 4 (51 in ?1898), 5 (53 in 1900), 6 (51 in 1898), 7 (51 in 1898), 9 (51 in 1898)). He was born in Pennsylvania (4, 6, 7, 9).

During the war

Has enlisted and was mustered into service, at Norristown, Pennsylvania, on 3 February 1865 (2, 3, 8 [2 Feb]). He was mustered into service as a private in company D of the 118th Pennsylvania (1, 2, 3, 8).

On 2 June 1865, he was transferred from the 118th Pennsylvania to company F of the 91st Pennsylvania (1, 2, 3 [1 Jun 65]). He was a private in company F of the 91st Pennsylvania (1, 9, 11, 12).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 3, 8). He was a private, in company F (11, 12). He had served for five months (4, 6, 7, 9).

After the war

On 24 July 1890, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (8, 11).

On 27 June 1898, he was admitted to the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (4, 6, 7, 9). In 1898, he was present in the Southern Branch (4). He was admitted from Pennsylvania (4, 6, 7). He had varicose veins (4, 6). He was not receiving a pension (4).

In 1900, he was living in the Southern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, in Elizabeth City County, Virginia (5). He was single [?] (5). He was a laborer (5).

On 16 July 1903, he was discharged from the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (7). He was receiving no pension (7). He had varicose veins (7).

In 1905, he was present at the Southern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers(6). He was apparently not receiving a pension (6).

On 19 January 1909, he again applied for a pension (8).

On 12 April 1910, he died, at the Southern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (9). He was then receiving a pension of $12 per month (9). He was buried at the Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, Virginia (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) (Robert Wilson)

2 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'One hundred and eighteenth regiment'. Volume 3, page 1326. (In the roster) (Robert Wilson)

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 19 January 2005 (Robert Wilson)

4 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1898. Serial Set volume 3785. Session volume 43, 55th Congress, 3rd Session. House Document 55. Page 385. (Robert Wilson)

5 1900 US census, Virginia, Elizabeth City County, Southern Branch National Home for D.V.S., supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 8, microfilm series T623, film 1707, page 121 = sheet 29 B handwritten (Robert Wilson)

6 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1905, page 433. Serial Set volume 4992. Session volume 52, 59th Congress, 1st Session. House Document 81. (Robt Wilson)

7 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1904. Serial Set volume 4835. Session volume 56, 58th Congress, 3rd Session. House Document 71. Page 413 (Robt Wilson)

8 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (Robert Wilson)

9 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1910. Letter from the President of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, transmitting the report... fiscal year ended June 30, 1910. Serial Set volume 6058, Session volume 114, 61st Congress, 3rd Session, House Document 1078. Page 497. (Robt Wilson)

10 Find a grave, memorial 3097159, imported from US Veteran's Affairs 4 March 2000, accessed 13 February 2011 [identity is very probable, given the date and place] (Robert Wilson)

11 pension index, by name (Robert Wilson)

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

Display



Robert Wilson in the 91st PA database

1900 census

[1900 US census, Virginia, Elizabeth City County, Southern Branch National Home for D.V.S., supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 8, microfilm series T623, film 1707, page 121 = sheet 29 B handwritten]
line86
street 
house number 
dwelling number 
family number 
nameWilson Robert
relationshipInmate
colorW
sexM
birth dateJany 1847
age53
married?S [?]
# years married 
mother of how many children? 
# of children living 
birthplacePennsylvania
father's birthplaceIreland
mother's birthplaceIreland
immigration year 
# years in USA 
naturalized citizen? 
occupationLaborer
# months not employed 
# months in school 
can readyes
can writeyes
speaks Englishyes
owned/rented 
free or mortgaged 
farm/house 
# of farm schedule 

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 7 May 2015, from Fold3]


Wilson, Robert
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also 118 Pa. Inf.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

top of document | home
revised 7 May 15
Contact Harry Ide at hide1@unl.edu with comments or questions.