91st PA: Patrick McGovern

Patrick McGovern

Before the war

He was born in 1841/42 (2 (21 in 1863)). He was born in Scotland (2).

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

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4 inches tall, and had a florid complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (2).

During the war

He was drafted (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service in the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 15 September 1863 (1, 2). He was in company K of the 118th Pennsylvania (1, 2). He was enlisted for three years, at Scranton, Pennsylvania (2). His service was credited to the Twelfth Congressional District (2).

He was transferred from the 118th Pennsylvania to the 91st Pennsylvania (1, 2). He was a private in company G of the 91st Pennsylvania (1, 3).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1). He was a private, in company G (3).

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) (Patrick McGovern)

2 company G, second descriptive roll, [#116] (Patrick McGovern)

3 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Patrick McGovern)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed March 2007)
pension index, by unit
checked 118th PA, on Fold3 (accessed 7 January 2015)--searched for McGovern or Patrick in the regiment, and looked manually in company K
Pennsylvania, veterans burial cards, 1777-1999
Ancestry index (accessed 3 Mar 15)
records of headstones of deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903
FamilySearch index (accessed 3 Mar 15)
headstone applications for US military veterans, 1925-1949
FamilySearch index (accessed 3 Mar 15)

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Patrick McGovern in the 91st PA database

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 7 January 2015, from Fold3]


McGovern Patrick
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also 118 Penn. Vols.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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