91st PA: James Harris

James Harris

Before the war

He was born in Ireland (3). He was born in 1836/37 (3 (28 in 1865)).

When he enlisted, he was a shoema[ker] (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and light hair (3).

During the war

He was a substitute (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 24 March 1865 (1, 3). He was enlisted for one year, at Norristown, Pennsylvania, by Captain Yerkes (3). He was a private in company I (1, 4).

He deserted on 30 May 1865 (2, 3).

He was discharged by general order on 23 August 1865 (1). He was a private, in company I (4).

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) (James Harris)

2 company I, register of deserters (James Harris)

3 company I, descriptive roll, #69 (James Harris)

4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (James Harris)

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 Jun 2014, from Fold3]


Harris James
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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