Although the company A descriptive book has two entries, with no hint that they are the same person, the 20 [?] February 1865 consolidated morning report (13) makes clear Godfrey mustered out and then reenlisted.
He was born in 1837/38 (5 (23 in 1861), 9 [43 in 1880], 10 [32 in 1870], 11 [23 in 1860], 12 [25 in 1865], 16 [41 at death in 1880]). He was born in France (5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16).
In 1860, he was living in the 19th ward of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11). He was a laborer, and owned $200 in personal property (11). He was living with his wife Ellen (11).
When he enlisted, he was a cabinet maker (5, 12).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and light hair (5, 12).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 17 September 1861 (1, 5). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia Pennsylvania, by Captain Smith (5). He served as a private in company A (1).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 25 January 1865 (1) or 26 January 1865 (12). He was enlisted for one year, at Norristown, Pennsylvania, by Captain Yerkes (12). He was a private in company A (1, 17, 18).
In 1870, he was living in the 19th ward of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10). He was 32 years old, born in France, and was a railroad laborer (10). He owned $400 in personal property (10). He was living with three people (10):
In 1880, Stephen Godfrey was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9). He worked in a boiler works (9). He was living with his wife Ellen (9).
His widow, Ellen Godfrey, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension on 17 or 18 July 1890 (6, 8).
In 1890, his widow Ellen Godfrey was living at 707 Richmond Street, Philadelphia (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 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 8 September 1863
3 consolidated morning report, 10 February 1863
4 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 22 February 1683
5 company A descriptive roll, entry 20 (Stephen Godfrey)
6 pension index, by regiment (Stephen Godfrey)
7 1890 US census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 354, page 2 (image 757 on Ancestry), line 18 (Steven Godfrie)
8 pension index, by name (searched on Ancestry, Dec 2004) (Stephen Godfrey)
9 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 333, microfilm series T9, film 1177, page 112 = 11C handwritten (Stephen Godfrey)
10 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19th ward, district 57, page 305 handwritten = page 153 stamped, lines 30-33 (Stephen Godfry)
11 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19th ward, microfilm series M653, film 1169, page 239 = 239 handwritten (Stepn Godfrey)
12 company A descriptive roll, entry 187 (Stephen Godfrey)
13 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 19 [sc. 20] February 1865 (Godfrey)
14 'Investigating Sudden Deaths'. Philadelphia Inquirer 6 October 1880, page 2 (Stephen Godfrey)
15 e-mail, Sue Chiaverini, 16 January 2007
16 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 4 October 1880 (Stephen Godfrey)
17 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Stephen Godfrey)
18 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Stephen Godfry)
|Value of real estate owned|
|Value of personal estate||200|
|Place of birth||France||Pa|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year|
|Cannot read & write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Name||Godfry Stephen||__ Ellen||__ Mary||__ William|
|Occupation||R. R. Laborer||Keeping house||Attending school||__|
|Real estate value|
|Personal estate value||400|
|Father foreign born||1||1||1||1|
|Mother foreign born||1||1|
|Birth month if born within year|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year||1|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|street name||Alberts Ave|
|dwelling visit #||104|
|family visit #||113|
|name||Godfrey Stephen||- Ellen|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Work in Boiler Works||Keeping House|
|school this year|
Investigating Sudden Deaths'. [... various inquest results omitted]
In the case of Stephen Godfrey, aged forty-one, who died suddenly yesterday morning, at No. 825 Richmond street, it was shown that death resulted from heart disease, and a verdict to that effect was returned.[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 4 October 1880, Stephen Godfrey]