91st PA: Francis R Young

Francis R Young

Before the war

He was born in 1844/45 (6 (18 in 1863), 7 (18 in 1863)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6).

When he enlisted, he was a broommaker (6).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and light hair (6).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private on 10 January 1863, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 6, 7). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Gregory (6). He was a private in company A (1, 9). He had arrived at the regiment on 30 March 1863 (3).

On 27 June 1863, he was missing in action (5).

He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (8).

On 9 July 1863, he was dropped from the rolls, by order of Brigadier General Garrard (5, 6). On the next consolidated morning report, dated 28 July 1863, he was reported as having been dropped because he was missing in the campaign (4).

On 8 September 1863, Sinex reported that he was in Philadelphia and able to rejoin the regiment, and requested his return (2).

He was transferred to the Veterans' Reserve Corps (1, 6, 7). When transferred, he was a private, in company A (9).

He was discharged on 12 Aug 1865 by general order (1).

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) (Francis R Young)

2 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 8 September 1863

3 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 30 March 1863 (Frank Young)

4 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 28 July 1863 (Priv Young)

5 register of men discharged, co.A (Francis P Young)

6 company A descriptive roll, entry 106 (Francis R [sic] Young)

7 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 6 May 2004 (Francis R Young)

8 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (Francis R Young)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed Nov 05)
pension index, by name
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]


Young, Francis R
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also Inv. Corps

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