91st PA: James Creswell Jr

James Creswell Jr

Before the war

He was born in 1842/43 (3 (18 in 1861)).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 20 September 1861 (1, 3 [27 Sep]). He enlisted at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3). He was mustered in as a private, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3). He was a private in company D (1, 4-5).

He deserted on 8 or 20 October 1861 (1 [20 Oct], 2 [8 Oct], 3 [20 Oct]). He was a private, in company D (4-5).

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) (James Creswell Jr)

2 company D, register of deserters (James Cresswell Jr)

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 8 August 2004 (James Creswell, Jr)

4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (James Cresswell)

5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (James Cresswell Jr)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed December 2006)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 25 Mar 2014, from Fold3]
[presumably one of the two apparently identical cards is James Cresswell Jr and the other is James Cresswell Sr--but note the card for James Cresswell Jr, with no cross-references]


Cresswell, James
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 25 March 2014]

Cresswell James Jr.
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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