91st PA: Joseph C Little

Joseph C Little

Before the war

He was born in Georgia (3). He was born in 1839/40 (3 (23 in 1863), 4 (23 in 1863)).

When he enlisted, he was a bridge [the rest is lost in the binding] (3).

Description

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

During the war

He was a substitute (1, 2, 3, 4). He enlistd and was mustered into service in the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 10 September 1863 (1, 3, 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Stretch (3). He was mustered into company I of the 118th Pennsylvania (2).

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

He was absent, on detached service at Camp Chase, when the regiment mustered out (1, 4). He had been absent since 19 September 1863 (4). He was a private, in company H (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) (Joseph Little)

2 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 1338. (In the roster) (Joseph C Little)

3 company H, descriptive roll, #190 (Joseph C Little)

4 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 13 March 2005 (Joseph C Little)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index by name
Ancestry index (accessed March 2007)
some index entries linked to blank pages
1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed March 2007)
Pennsylvania, veterans burial cards, 1777-1999
Ancestry index (accessed 3 Mar 15)
records of headstones of deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903
FamilySearch index (accessed 3 Mar 15)
headstone applications for US military veterans, 1925-1949
FamilySearch index (accessed 3 Mar 15)

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Joseph Little in the 91st PA database

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 30 November 2014, from Fold3]


Little Joseph C
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also 118 Pa
Ref Card

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