91st PA: David Hampton

David Hampton

Before the war

He was born in 1842/43 (3 (21 in 1864)). He was born in Donegal, Ireland (3).

When he enlisted, he was a boatm[an] (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and light hair (3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 30 January 1864 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Brooke (3). He was a private in company I (1, 5).

He deserted on 30 January 1864, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 2, 3, 4 [but note date]). He was a private, in company I (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) (David Hampton)

2 company I, register of deserters (David Hampton)

3 company I, descriptive roll, #41 (David Hampton)

4 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 28 December 1864 (Hampton)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index by name
Ancestry index (accessed March 2007)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 1 May 2014, from Fold3]


Hampton, David
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
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