91st PA--descriptive roll of company E, part 7

Descriptive roll for company E (entries 121 to 140)

Descriptive roll entries
1 to 20
21 to 40
41 to 60
61 to 80
81 to 100
101 to 120
121 to 140
141 to 160
161 to 179
180 to 197

[I have proofread and edited this file.]
[source: Descriptive book, company E, 91st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, National Archives and Records Administration]
[see the notes before entry 1 for information about when the descriptive roll was written, and about my transcription.]
[related file: summary of ages at enlistment]
[related file: summary of pre-war occupations]
[related file: summary of descriptions (height, complexion, eye and hair color, birthplace)]

[NO.] 121

[NAMES] William Morris

[AGE.] 17

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 5 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Cicle [?] Ohio

[OCCUPATION.] Sailor

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Jan 22 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

enlisted as a Recruit

Musterd [sic] into service By Lit [sic] Hilderburn


[NO.] 122

[NAMES] Charles Thompson

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] New Castle Delaware

[OCCUPATION.] Waterman

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Jan 26 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[mustered into service by] Liet [sic] Burke

enlisted as a Recruit

Wounded in action at Hacthier [sic] Crick [sic] Va in arm While scirmishing With the enimy [sic] Oct 27 /64

since Lost his arm

Discharged February 11th 65 On surgeons Certificat [sic]


[NO.] 123

[NAMES] John H. Dollaway

[AGE.] 44

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Hudson New York

[OCCUPATION.] jewler [??]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Jan 26 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[mustered into service by] Lieut Burke

enlisted as a Recruit

Wounded in action at Peters Burg Va June 23 /64 While Chargeing [sic] the enimy [sic] in hand


[NO.] 124

[NAMES] John Flyn

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 3/4 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Brown

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Printer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Jan 27 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[mustered into service by] Lieut Burke

enlisted as a Recruit


[NO.] 125

[NAMES] James Hutchings

[AGE.] 44

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 7 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Grey

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Northampton England

[OCCUPATION.] Basket M[aker]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Jan 28 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[mustered into service by] Liut [sic] Hilderburn

enlisted as a Recruit

Died from Deise [sic] at Dept Hospital at City Point Va Oct 2 /64


[NO.] 126

[NAMES] Edward J Farrell

[AGE.] 29

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 8 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Dark

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Killdare Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Butcher

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Jan 28 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut Hilderburn

enlisted as a Recruit


[NO.] 127

[NAMES] Joseph Cohen

[AGE.] 28

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 8 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Dark

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] Killdare Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Teamster

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Jan 29 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut Burke

enlisted as a Recruit

Wounded at Hatchier [sic] Crick [sic] Va On scirmish [sic] Line Oct 27 /64 in arm


[NO.] 128

[NAMES] Robert T Earnest

[AGE.] 29

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Bron [sic]

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Differ [??]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Feb 2 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut Burke

enlisted as a Recruit


[NO.] 129

[NAMES] William W Burns

[AGE.] 27

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 7 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Glascow [sic] Scotland

[OCCUPATION.] Painte[r]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Feb 2 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut Burke

enlisted as Veteran Recruit

Wounded in action in front Of Peters Burg Va While Chargeing [sic] the enimys [sic] Works June 23 /64 in hand

since Lost hand

Promoted to Corporal for Gallnt [sic] Conduct On Battlefield


[NO.] 130

[NAMES] George W Webb

[AGE.] 24

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 8 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] sailor

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Feb 3 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut Burke

enlisted as Recruit

Died from Deise [sic] On Bord [sic] transport Atlantic While On his way to Phila Pa Aug 20 /64


[NO.] 131

[NAMES] Samuel Williams

[AGE.] 38

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 10 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Charleston, South Carlina [sic]

[OCCUPATION.] Waterman

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Feb 3 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

enlisted as a Recruit

Musterd [sic] into Service By Lieut Burke

Wounded in action at PetersBurg Va While Charging the enimys [sic] Works in Arm


[NO.] 132

[NAMES] William Roesch

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 5 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Baker

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Feb 4 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut Burke

enlisted as a Recruit


[NO.] 133

[NAMES] William Foote

[AGE.] 21

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 8 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Moulder

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Feb 4 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut Burke

enlisted as a Recruit


[NO.] 134

[NAMES] Alexander O Earnest

[AGE.] 35

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Black

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Jewler [? it looks like 'Jeuler', but I think the 'w' is just scribbled carelessly]

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Feb 5 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut Hilderburn

enlisted as a Recruit

Killed On the scirmish [sic] Line While acting as Safe Guard On Weldon Rail Road Aug 21 /64 shot through Head


[NO.] 135

[NAMES] John L. Robinson

[AGE.] 19

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Brown

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Delaware Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Laborer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Feb 6 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut Burke

enlisted as a Recruit

Wounded him self at the Battle of the Wilderness Va intentionaly [sic]

tried By Court Martial Convened at alexandria Va Monday Jan 23 /65 Charg [sic] Desertion sentenc [sic] to forfeit ten Dollars per Month Pay Of his monthly pay for the period of twelve months and to Loose [sic] all Pay and allowances now Due him and make good all time Lost By Desertion


[NO.] 136

[NAMES] David Hewitt

[AGE.] 25

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 5 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Brown

[HAIR.] Brown

[WHERE BORN.] trenton New Jersey

[OCCUPATION.] Carter

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Feb 4 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lit [sic] Burke

enlisted as a Recruit

Killed in action at the Gault House Spotsylvania Court House Va May 14 /64 While Chargeing [sic] the enimy shot in Right thigh


[NO.] 137

[NAMES] Charles A Mellor

[AGE.] 19

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 5 1/2 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Dark

[HAIR.] Dark

[WHERE BORN.] Philad Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Machinist

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Feb 9 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lt Burke

enlisted as a Recruit

Killed in action at Peters Burg Va While Charging the enimy [sic] Works shot through the Breast


[NO.] 138

[NAMES] Samuel Homan

[AGE.] 18

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Dark

[EYES.] Hazel

[HAIR.] Auburn

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penna ['Pa' after 'Phila' seems to have been erased]

[OCCUPATION.] Carpenter

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Feb 9 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lit [sic] Burk [sic]

enlisted as a Recruit

Wounded in action at Hatchier Crick [sic] Va Oct 27 /64 While scirmishing [sic] With the enimy [sic] shot in the [leg?]

since Lost Leg

since Died from amputation at Dept Hospt City Point Va Nov 6 /64


[NO.] 139

[NAMES] William Lindsay

[AGE.] 21

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 5 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Light

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Light

[WHERE BORN.] Phila Penna

[OCCUPATION.] Brewer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Feb 9 /64

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut Burk [sic]

enlisted as a Recruit


[NO.] 140

[NAMES] Hugh Mullen

[AGE.] 33

[HEIGHT.] 5 Feet 6 Inches

[COMPLEXION.] Fair

[EYES.] Blue

[HAIR.] Grey

[WHERE BORN.] Londendery Ireland

[OCCUPATION.] Laborer

[ENLISTMENT.]

[WHEN.] Feb 10 /64 [could be Feb 16]

[WHERE.] Phila Pa

[BY WHOM.] Lt Shiply

[TERM.] 3 Years

[REMARKS.]

[Mustered into service by] Lieut Hilderburn

enlisted as a Recruit


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