He was born in 1830/31 (2 (33 in 1864), 7 [57 in ?1887], 8 [59 in 1889?], 9 [58 yrs 6 mos 8 dys at death in 1889]). He was born in Baden, Germany (2, 7, 8, 9).
When he enlisted, he was a laborer (2).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9 inches tall, and had a light complexion, hazel eyes, and brown hair (2).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 12 February 1864 (1, 2, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Captain Stretch (2). He was a private in company A (1, 10, 11).
He may be the Philip Herzig who was living in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1880 (5). This Philip he was 49 years old, born in Baden, a shoemaker, and living with his daughter Otilli E Herzig, who had been born in Pennsylvania (5). That Philip may be the Philip Hatsey [sic] who was living in Boston in 1870 (4). He was 39, born in Baden, a teamster, and living with his daughter Stella, who had been born in Pennsylvania (4).
He applied successfully from Pennsylvania (!?) for a pension on 6 November 1883 (3, 6).
On 15 October 1887, he was admitted to the National Soldiers Home (7, 8). He was admitted from Pennsylvania (7, 8). He had paralysis (7, 8). He was receiving a pension of $24 per month (7).
In 1888, he was present at the Southern Branch of the National Soldiers Home (7).
He died on 17 July 1889, in the Southern Branch of the National Soldiers' Home (3 , 8 [17 July 1881], 9 [4 July 89]) of chronic Bright's disease (9). He was receiving a pension of $50 per month (8). He was married (9). He was (apparently) buried on 7 July 1889 at Mt Vernon Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9).
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) (Philip Hertzig)
2 company A descriptive roll, entry 127 (Philip Herzig)
3 pension index, by regiment (Philip Herzig)
4 1870 US census, Massachusetts, Suffolk County, Boston ward 15, page 276 handwritten = 390 stamped (Philip Hatsey)
5 1880 US census, Massachusetts, Suffolk County, Boston, supervisor's district 60, enumeration district 728, page 29 (handwritten) = 317A (stamped), lines 43-44 (Philip Herzig)
6 pension index, by name (Philip Herzig)
7 Letter from the President of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, transmitting his report for the fiscal year 1888. Serial Set volume 2654, session volume 1, 50th Congress, 2d Session. House Miscellaneous Document 35. Page 205. (Philip Herzig)
8 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1890. Serial Set volume 2869, session volume 1, 51st Congress, 2nd Session. House Miscellaneous Document 38] (Philip Herzig)
9 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 4 July 1889 (Philip Herzig)
10 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Philip Herzig)
11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Philip Herzeg)
|Name||Hatsey [sic] Philip||- Stella [sic]|
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|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|street name||Prentiss Street|
|dwelling visit #||733|
|family visit #||302|
|name||Herzig, Philip||- Otilli E.|
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