91st PA: Isaac Kressler

Isaac Kressler

Before the war

He was born in 1847 (5; 4 (18 in 1863)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4).

When he enlisted, he was a farm[er] (4).

Description

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

During the war

He was drafted (1, 3). He enlisted and was mustered into service in the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 10 September 1863 (1, 3, 4, 5). He served in company K of the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry (3, 4, 5). He was enlisted for three years, at Norristown, Pennsylvania (4).

On 2 June 1865, he was transferred from company K of the 118th Pennsylvania (1, 4, 5 [1 June], 6). He was a private in company G of the 91st Pennsylvania (1, 5, 6).

On 3 July 1865, he was promoted to corporal, effective 1 July 1865 (1, 2, 5).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 5). He was a corporal, in company G (6).

After the war

On 27 January 1869, he died (5). He was buried in Easton Cemetery, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania (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) (Isaac Kressler)

2 special order 39, HQ 91st PA, 3 July 1865 (Isaac Kressler)

3 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'One hundred and eighteenth regiment', volume 3, page 1341. (In the roster) (Isaac Kressler)

4 company G, second descriptive roll, [#114] (Isaac Kresler)

5 Pennsylvania veterans burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 4 December 2010) (Isaac Kressler)

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

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[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
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Kresler Isaac
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Cpl
See also 118 Pa.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

Pennsylvania veterans burial record

[Pennsylvania veterans burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 4 December 2010)]

RECORD OF BURIAL PLACE OF VETERAN
Northampton County 270
NAME Kressler, Isaac
DATE OF BIRTH 1847
DATE OF DEATH Jan. 27, 1869
VETERAN OF Civil WAR
SERVED IN ARMY
DATES OF SERVICE Sept. 10, 1863 to July 10, 1865
ORGANIZATION(S) Co. K 118th Regt. Pa. Res.
Co. C 91st Regt. Pa. Vol.
RANK Private
Corporal
CEMETERY NAME East Cemetery
[CEMETERY] LOCATION Easton, Pa.
LOCATION OF GRAVE IN CEMETERY SECTION H 196
HEADSTONE Marble Tablet GOVERNMENT
INFORMATION GIVEN BY Veterans Grave Registrar
DATE Oct. 6, 1933
REMARKS Tr. to Co. G 6/1/65
Promoted to Corp. 7/1/65

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