91st PA: George Howarth

George Howarth

Before the war

He was born in 1845/46 (3 (19 in 1865), 4 (19 in 1865)). He was born in New York (3, 4).

When he enlisted, he was a boatman [perhaps bootman?] (3, 4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6-1/2 inches tall, and had a ruddy complexion, grey eyes, and brown hair (3, 4).

During the war

He was a substitute (1, 3). He enlisted and was mustered into service for one year as a private, on 23 March 1865, at Reading, Pennsylvania (1, 3, 4). He was enlisted and mustered into service by Captain Darell (3). He was a private in company E (1, 5, 6, 7).

He deserted on 25 April 1865, "on the campaign" (1, 2). (According to (4), he was discharged on 5 June 1865.) He was a private, in company E (5, 6, 7).

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)

2 register of deserters, company E, entry 23

3 Company E descriptive roll, entry 170 (George Howarth)

4 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 24 May 2004 (George Howarth)

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

6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George Howard)

7 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George Howarth)

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 14 Jun 2014, from Fold3]


Howelt, George
Co. E, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Howarth, George

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 14 Jun 14]

Howard, George
Co. E, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Howarth, George

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 14 Jun 14]

Howarth, George
Co. E, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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