He was born in 1836 (12; 6 (30 in 1863), 11 [42 in 1880]). He was born in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania (6, 11).
When he enlisted, he was a laborer (6).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, black eyes, and dark hair (6).
He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 26 December 1863 (1, 6, 7 [27 Dec]). He was enlisted for three years, at Licken Run, Virginia, by Lieutenant Adams (6). He was mustered in by Captain Bernard (6).
He was transferred from company M of the 62nd Pennsylvania Infantry to the 91st on 20 July 1864 (1, 12). On 21 July 1864, he, and the other members of companies L and M, were assigned to company G (2). On 22 July 1864, they were transferred to company K, following brigade orders to assign them to the smallest company (3). He was then present, as a private, on duty at the Corps Hospital (3). He was a private in company K (1, 13).
On 14 November 1864 he was promoted to corporal (4).
He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1). He was a private, in company K (13).
In 1880, he was living on Oak Street, Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania (11). He was living with his wife Margaret, and children John and Mary (11). He was a laborer (11).
On 25 June 1888, his widow, Margarette Frederick, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (8, 9).
In 1890, his widow, Margret Frederick, was living in Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania (7).
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)
2 special order 65, HQ 91st PA, 21 July 1864 (Benjamin Frederick)
3 special order 66, HQ 91st PA, 22 July 1864 (Benjamin Frederick)
4 special order 110, HQ 91st PA, 14 November 1864
5 special order 31, HQ 91st PA, 31 May 1865
6 company K, third descriptive roll (Benjamin J [?] Frederick)
7 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Altoona, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 37, page  (Benj F Frederick)
8 pension index, by name (Benjamin F. Frederick)
9 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (Benjamin F Frederick)
10 monthly return, company K, June 1865 (Benj F Frederick)
11 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Altoona, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 156, microfilm series T9, film 1102, page 141 = 54 B handwritten (B F Frederick)
12 Page 192. Floyd G Hoenstine. Military services and genealogical records of soldiers of Blair County, Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA: Telegraph Press, 1940. (Benjamin F Frederick)
13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Benjamin F Frederick)
|street name||Oak Street|
|dwelling visit #||425|
|family visit #||473|
|name||Frederick B. F.||- Margaret||- John F.||- Mary C|
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|occupation||Laborer||Keeping House||At School|
|school this year||1|