He was born in 1825/26 (6 (35 in 1861), 7 (38 in 1863), 13 [54 in 1880]). He was born in Easton, Pennsylvania (6, 7, 13 [New Jersey]).
When he enlisted, he was a cooper (6, 7).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9 inches tall, and had a light complexion, hazel eyes, and light hair (6, 7).
He also served in company E of the 47th Pennsylvania Infantry and company D of the 1st Pennsylvania Infantry (11, 14, 15).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 15 September 1861 (1, 6, 8 [Aug 61]). He enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6). He was a private, in company D (1, 15, 16).
According to the company descriptive roll, he was transferred by regimental order, presumably from one company to another (6). I have seen no other records that mention this.
He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (12).
He was promoted to corporal effective 1 March 1864 (5, 7).
He entered Emory Hospital on 30 October 1864 (7).
He was absent, sick, when the regiment mustered out (1). He was then a corporal (1).
He was discharged on 20 July 1865 (8). He was a corporal, in company D (15, 16).
On 13 August 1865, he applied successfully for a pension (11, 14).
In 1880, he was living in Hope Village, Warren County, New Jersey (13). He was living with his wife Susan (13). He was a cooper (13).
In 1890, he was living in Hope Township, Warren County, New Jersey (8). He had a bullet wound in his right leg (8).
On 13 May 1897, he died (14).
On 2 June [?] 1892 [?], his widow, Sarah M Hagerman, applied successfully from New Jersey for a pension (11, 14).
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) (William P Hagerman)
2 special order 97, HQ 91st PA, 20 October 1864 (Corporal Hagerman)
3 special order 118, HQ 91st PA, 17 December 1864 (William P Hagerman)
4 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 17 February 1864 (#1) (Wm P Hagerman)
5 company D, list of non-commissioned officers (William P Hagerman)
6 company D, descriptive roll, entry 9 (William P Hagerman)
7 company D, second descriptive roll, entry 6 (William P Hagerman)
8 1890 US censusr, veterans' schedule, New Jersey, Warren County, Hope Township, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 49, page 3 (William P Hagerman)
9 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 21 October 1864 (Privt Hagerman)
10 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 23 October 1864 (Privt Hagerman)
11 pension index, by name (William P Hagerman)
12 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (Wm P Hagerman)
13 1880 US census, New Jersey, Warren County, Hope Village, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 199, microfilm series T9, film 799, page 419 = 15 C handwritten (William Hagerman)
14 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company D (William P Hagerman)
15 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William P Hagerman)
16 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William P Hageman)
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