91st PA: William George Young

William George Young

Before the war

He was born in 1839/40 (2 (24 in 1864), 3 (52 in ?1892), 4 (52 in 1892), 6 (52 in ?1892)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2, 3, 4, 6).

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

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (2).

During the war

He also served in company D of the 8th Pennsylvania Cavalry (3, 5, 6). He served for eleven months (3, 4, 6).

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 January 1864 (1, 2, 5). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Shipley (2). He was mustered in by Lieutenant Burke (2). He was a private in company D (1, 6, 7-8).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 5). He had served for eighteen months (3, 4, 6). He was a private, in company D (7-8).

After the war

On 11 September 1884, he successfully applied for a pension (5).

On 13 July 1892, he was admitted to the National Soldiers Home (3, 4, 6). He was admitted from Pennsylvania (3, 4, 6). He had heart disease (3).

On 5 November 1892, he was discharged from the Southern Branch of the National Soldiers Home (3). He was apparently not receiving a pension (3).

In 1900, he was present at the Southern Branch of the National Soldiers Home (6). He had heart disease (6). He was receiving a pension of $16 per month (6).

He was discharged from the National Home on 2 October 1903 (4). He was receiving a pension of $6 per month (4). He had heart disease (4).

On 16 May 1910, he again applied for a pension (5).

He died on 2 Jun 1914, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5).

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) (William G Young)

2 company D, [second] descriptive roll, entry 68 (William Young)

3 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1893. Serial Set volume 3151, session volume 1, 53rd Congress, 1st Session. House Miscellaneous Document 35. Pages 717 and 726. (Wm G Young)

4 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. Pages 413 and 423. (W G Young)

5 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company D (George W Young)

6 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled volunteer soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1900. Serial Set 4136, 56th Congress, session 2, House Document 81. Pages 406 and 416. (Wm G Young; W G Young)

7 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William G Young)

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

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 William G.
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 9 May 15]

Young, George
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Young, William G.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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