91st PA: John Davis

John Davis

Before the war

He was born in 1823/24 (3 (37 in 1861)). He was born in Scotland (3 ["Philada Scotland"]).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5-1/2 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 18 September 1861 (1, 3, 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Smith (3, 4). He was a private in company C (1, 7).

He was discharged at Washington, DC, on 8 January 1863 on surgeon's certificate of disability, by order of General Martindale (1, 2, 4 [Alexandria VA]). He was a private, in company C (7).

After the war

On 16 May 1883, his widow, Mary Davis, applied unsuccessfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (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) (John Davis)

2 company C, register of men discharged, number 8 (John Davis)

3 company C, descriptive roll, entry 26 (John Davis)

4 company C, untitled list, probably of status at muster out, entry 24 (John Davis)

5 pension index, by regiment (John Davis)

6 pension index, by name (John Davis)

7 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John Davis)

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John Davis 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 26 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Davis John
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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