91st PA: Kingsley Wyles

Kingsley Wyles

Before the war

He was born in 1831/32 (3 (29 in 1861)). He was born in Otugo [?], New York (3).

When he enlisted, he was a clerk (3).

Description

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

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 3 October 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, by Lieutenant Pierce, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3). He was a private in company F (1, 4).

He deserted from Alexandria, Virginia, on 11 June 1862 (1, 2, 3). He was a private, in company F (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) (Kingsley Wyles)

2 company F, register of deserters, #18 (Kingsley Wyles)

3 company F, descriptive roll, #50 (Kingsley Wyles)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed Apr 07)
1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed Apr 07)

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]


Wyles, Kingsley
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
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