91st PA: William M Moore

William M Moore

Before the war

He was born in 1842/43 (2 (21 in 1864)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2).

When he enlisted, he was a machinist, and was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 3 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and light hair (2).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 2 September 1864 (1, 2, 3 [1 Sep]). He was mustered in as a private, in company E (1, 2, 5).

He was discharged on 2 April 1865 (3). He was not on the muster-out roll when the regiment mustered out (1). He was a private (5).

After the war

In 1890, he was living at 2229 Clayton Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3, 4). He was a weaver (4).

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 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 18 August 2004 (William Moore)

3 1890 US census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 290 (image 1618 on Ancestry), line 7 (William M Moore alias William Moore [sic])

4 1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory (William M Moore)

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

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 290 (image 1618 on Ancestry), line 7]
[line] 7
[house] 80
[family] 80
[name] William M Moore alias William Moore [sic]
[rank] Priv
[company] E [?]
[unit] 91 Pa Inf
[enlistment date] 1 Sept 1864
[discharge date] 2 Apr 1865
[length of service] x years, 7 months, 1 day
[post office address] 2229 Clayton St " " [sc. Phila Pa]
[disability incurred] -
[remarks] -

1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory


William M Moore, weaver, h 2229 Clayton

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 27 January 2015, from Fold3]
[identification is uncertain, but the only William M Moore (in Fold3's index) served in F 209 PA, and no cards had William Moore with no middle initial]


Moore William
Co. -, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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