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91st PA--regimental letters and order, 28 August 1863

Regimental letters and orders, 28 August 1863

[source: regimental letters book]
[letters received, #19, asks by what authority Hall et al. were absent]
[The next letter apparently listing absent offers is from 7 September 1863.]

Head Quarters 91st Regt. Pa. Vols.
August 28th 1863
Capt. A. S. Marvin
Asst. Adjt. Genl.

I have the honor to state for the information as directed by your note that:

1st Lieut James Delavan was wounded at the Battle of Fredericksburg Dec 13nt 1863 [sic; should be 1862] was taken to the Hospital from Stonemans Switch. (not been officially heard from since) reported to be in Philada

Capt. Matthew Hall was wounded at Gettysburg Pa. July 2nd /63 sent to Hospital. from thence to Philadelphia. received Surgeons Certificate dated Philada July 30th /63 and Aug 19nt /63 recommending his extension for 20 days time expires Sept. 7nt /63.

Lieut John S. Donnell wounded at Gettysburg July 3 /63 sent to Hospital from thence to Philada heard nothing officially from him

Capt A. H. Bowman had permission to fall to the rear of the Reg. by Lieut. Col. Jos. H. Sinex at Gettysburg Pa. July 2nd /63 received surgeons Certificate recommending an extension for 15 days from Aug 10nt 63

Lieut. James B. Diehl was detailed by order of Brig. Genl. Tyler as A. D. C. when in command of the 1st Brig. 2nd Div 5th Army Corps

I am Captain
Very Respectfully
Your Obedient Servant
Jos H Sinex
Lieut Col. Commdg
[source: regimental orders book]
[see consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 28 Aug 63]

Head Quarters 91st Reg. Pa. Vols.
August 28th 1863
Special Order No. 62

The following Company's [sic] will be ready to report for picket duty this Morning at 11 O'clock precisely

Co. "A" 1 Sergt 2 Corpls 15 Men

Lieut Carpenter Co. "I" will accompany the detail

Lieut Jones Co "H" will relieve Lieut Carpenter on this detail

By Order of
Jos H. Sinex
Lt. Col. Commdg
B. J. Tayman
[source: regimental orders book]
Head Quarters 91st Regt. Pa Vols.
Camp near Beverly Ford August 28th 1863
General Orders Nr 5

The hours for signals at these Hd Qrs. is [sic] hereby changed as follows:

Reveille5.30 A.M.
Breakfast Call6. " "
Surgeons Call7. " "
Fatigue Call (for police of Camp)7.15 " "
First Sergeants Reports7.30 " "
Gaurd [sic] Mounting Call8. " "
Morning Drill Call9. " "
Recall from Drill10.15 " "
Dinner Roll Call12 M
Battalion Drill Call4 P.M
Recall from Drill5.30 " "
Dress Parade (to the Colors)6. " "
Undress Parade (in bad weather) 
Tattoo8. " "
Taps8 30 " "

The Brigade signals will not be repeated by the Regimental Bugler hereafter

By Order of
Jos H Sinex
Lt Col. Commdg
B. J. Tayman
[source: regimental orders book]
Head Quarters 91st Regt Pa. Vols
Camp near Beverly Ford Va Aug 28th 63
Special Orders No 63

In compliance with Orders from Brig Hd. Qrs Lieuts. W. H. Carpenter and H. W Shipley is [sic] hereby detailed to proceed to Rail Road Station to conduct Recruits to Camp they will report to Capt A S Marvin Jr. for instructions

[Because the next three orders, of 29 August 1863, detail three men to work with "conscripts", I suspect the men they picked up were draftees.]

by Order of
Jos. H. Sinex
Lt. Col. Commdg
B. J. Tayman

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