91st PA: Emanuel Long

Emanuel Long

Before the war

He was born in 1845/46 (3 (18 in 1864), 5 (18 in 1864)). He was born in Bedford [County], Pennsylvania (5).

When he enlisted, he was a plasterer (3, 5).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, gray eyes, and dark hair (3, 5).

During the war

He was a substitute (1, 3, 5). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 7 October 1864 (1, 3, 5). He enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (3, 5). His enlistment was credited to the 16th congressional district (3, 5). He was a private, in company B (1, 6).

On 27 April 1865, he was promoted to corporal, effective 1 April 1865 (2).

He was "to be charged"--perhaps for lost equipment, when the regiment mustered out (4).

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

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) (Emanuel Long)

2 special order 25, HQ 91st PA, 27 April 1865 (Imanuel Long)

3 company B, [second] descriptive roll, entry 65 (Emanuel Long)

4 list of men who owed money [?], page 2, number 5 (Emanuel Long)

5 company B, [third] descriptive roll, entry 25 (Emanuel Long)

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

Sources checked unsuccesfully

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 4 December 2014, from Fold3]


Long Emanuel
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Cpl
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