91st PA: Francis Mathews

Francis Mathews

Before the war

He was born in 1840/41 (2 (20 in 1861)). He was born in Philadelphia Pennsylvania (2).

When he enlisted, he was a laborer (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9 inches tall, had a light complexion, blue eyes, and light hair (2).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service for three years, at Philadelphia Pennsylvania, in company E, either on 21 August 1861 (1) or on 24 August 1861 (2, 4, 5). He was enlisted by Captain Lentz, and mustered into service by Colonel Reiff (2).

He deserted on 23 September 1861, in Philadelphia Pennsylvania (1, 2, 3). He was a private, in company F (4, 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.)

2 descriptive roll, company E, entry 54

3 register of deserters, company E, entry 1 (Francis Mathiews)

4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Francis Mathews)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed March 2007)

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Francis Mathews 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 2 January 2015, from Fold3]


Mathews, Francis
Co. E, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 3 January 2015]

Mathew, Thomas
Co. E, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Mathews, Francis

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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