91st PA--men in the National Home, 1886-1887

91st PA--National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1886-87

[source: Letter from the President of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, transmitting the report of the Board for the year ending June 30, 1887. Serial Set volume 2565, session volume 1, 50th Congress, 1st Session, House Miscellaneous Document 86, page 221]
[see National Soldiers Home]
[I have proofread this page]

NameCompanyRankLength of service, monthsNationality [sic]AgePension per month, dollarsDisabilityAdmitted from.When admittedStatus
91st Infantry:
Black, JohnDP.21Pa.404w. r. armPa.12, 3, 87S. dpd. 12, 3, 87.
Boyd, AndrewDH.3Pa.896rheu.Pa.3, 3, 80S. dis. 1, 10, 86.
Cooper, William A [sic]KP.27Pa.554w. side.Pa.23, 5, 85See 25th Pa Logan G'ds
[I did not find the 25th Pa Logan Guards]
McDermott, Alen [sic]BP.36Pa.602w. l. thigh.Pa.9, 11, 86S. pre.
Vance, DavidBP.30Ire.54...rheu.Pa.11, 1, 87S. pre.
Williams, JohnFP.45Pa.606w. legsPa.11, 11, 79E. pre

[some abbreviations, from other reports]
dates are day, month, year

deb = debility
dis = disease
gen = general
l.l.a. = loss left arm
l.r.a. = loss right arm
loco ataxia = [presumably locomotor ataxia, see Wikipedia article (linked 23 March 2006)]
prolap ani = prolapsus ani [prolapse of the anus]
rheu = rheumatism
var v = varicose veins
w = wounds
w l a = wounds left arm
w l l = wounds left leg
w l s = wounds left shoulder or side?
w l th = wounds left thigh
w r a = wounds right arm
w r h = wounds right h [presumably hand ?]
w r s = wounds right shoulder or side?

C = Central Branch
E = Eastern Branch
S = Southern Branch
W = North-Western Branch
GIA = Government Insane Asylum

dec = deceased
dis = discharged
pre = present

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