91st PA: Andrew Wolf

Andrew Wolf

Before the war

He was born in 1842/43 (2 (21 in 1864), 6 (37 in 1880), 7 (54 in 1897 at death), 8 (17 in 1860)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2, 6, 8). He was born to Zachariah and Eliza Wolff (7, see also 8).

In 1860, he was living in ward 16, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8). He was living with his parents, Zachariah and Eliza Wolf, along with other people (8). He was an apprentice wheelwright (8).

When he enlisted, he was a paperhanger (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair (2).

During the war

He also served in company E of the 33rd Pennsylvania Militia Infantry (3, 4).

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 6 February 1864 (1, 2). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Hildeburn (2). He was a private in company A (1, 9).

He was wounded on 18 June 1864 at Petersburg, Virginia (1).

He was transferred to the Veterans' Reserve Corps (1, 2). When transferred, he was a private, in company A (9). The regiment reported his transfer on 12 November 1864 (5). He served in 59 Company 2 Battalion (3, 4).

After the war

On 26 January 1867, he successfully applied for a pension (3; 4 does not list this application).

In 1880, he was living at 528 Master Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6). He was living with his wife Marie and daughter Estalla (6). He was a paperhanger (6).

He died on 2 September 1897 (7). The funeral was held on Monday at his late residence, 606 West York Street (7). He was buried at Monument Cemetery (7).

On 7 September 1887 [?], his widow, Mary M Wolff, successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (3, 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) (Andrew Wolf)

2 company A descriptive roll, entry 138 (Andrew Wolff)

3 pension index, by regiment (Andrew Wolff)

4 pension index, by name (Andrew Wolff)

5 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 12 November 1864 (Privt Wolf)

6 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 322, microfilm series T9, film 1177, page 415 B = 22 handwritten (Andrew Wolfe)

7 [death notice]. The North American (Philadelphia PA), 3 September 1897, page 6]

8 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 16, microfilm series M653, film 1166, page 498 = 272 handwritten (Andrew Wolf)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed Oct 05)

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 16, microfilm series M653, film 1166, page 498 = 272 handwritten]
line678910111213
Dwelling number1916       
Family number2230       
NameZachariah WolfEliza "Andrew "Elizabeth "Charles "Virginia "Eliza NobleJames Wolf
Age3935171513117817
SexMFMFMFFM
Color        
OccupationPaper Hanger App Wheelwright    App Paper Hanger
Value of real estate owned        
Value of personal estate300       
Place of birthPaDoDoDoDoDoIrelandPa
Married within year        
Attended school within year   111  
Cannot read & write        
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.        

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 322, microfilm series T9, film 1177, page 415 B = 22 handwritten]
line333435
street nameMaster St
house number528  
dwelling visit #175  
family visit #239  
nameWolfe Andrew- Marie- Estella
colorWWW
sexMFF
age373110
month born if born in year   
relationship WifeDaughter
single  1
married11 
widowed/divorced   
married during year   
occupationPaper HangerKeeping HouseAt School
months unemployed   
currently ill?   
blind   
deaf/dumb   
idiotic   
insane   
disabled   
school this year  1
can't read   
can't write   
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennaIrelandPenna
mother's birthplacePennaIrelandPenna

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 9 May 2015, from Fold3]


Wolf, Andrew
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also V.R.C.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

[death notice]

[source: The North American (Philadelphia PA), 3 September 1897, page 6]

WOLFF.--On the 2d instant, Andrew, son of the late Zachariah and Eliza Wolff, in the 54th year of his age. The relatives and friends, also Survivors of Ninety-first Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, are invited to attend the funeral services, at his late residence 606 west York street, on Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment at Monument Cemetery.


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