He was born in Stoltest [?], Germany (7 [Prussia], 10, 11, 14 [Prussia], 20). He was born in June, 1835 (19, 20; 7 (44 in 1880), 8 (28 in 1863), 10 (28 in 1863), 11 (28 in 1863), 13 (74 in 1910), 14 (35 in 1870), 20 (64 in 1900)).
He immigrated to the United States in 1854 (13, 20).
When he enlisted, he was a sargen[t] (10, 11).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8-3/4 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, brown eyes, and black hair (10, 11).
He was drafted (1, 8, 10, 11). He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private on 10 July 1863, in the 62nd Pennsylvania, at Alleghany County, Pennsylvania (1, 2, 8, 10, 11). He was enlisted for three years (10, 11). His service was credited to the 22nd congressional district (10, 11). He was in company M (21).
He was transferred on 20 July 1864 from company M of the 62nd Pennsylvania to the 91st Pennsylvania (1, 8, 16). On 21 July 1864, he, and the other members of companies L and M, were assigned to company G (3). On 22 July 1864, they were transferred to company K, following brigade orders to assign them to the smallest company (4). He was then present, as a private (4). He was a private in company K (1, 21, 22).
He was still detailed as a nurse in September (?) 1864 (6).
On 30 April 1865, he was still detailed at the division hospital (17).
He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with the regiment (1, 2). He was then a hospital steward (1, 2, 22).
In 1870, he was living in the second precinct of Birmingham, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (14). He was a barber [?] (14). He owned $2000 in personal property (14). He was living with his wife Laura and his daughter Otilia [?] (14).
In 1880, he was a sargeant, living at 1713 Carson Street, Pittsburgh (26th ward), Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (26th ward, precinct 1) (7). He was living with his wife Laura, and five children (7):
Two other people were at the same house: August Stephan (20, born Prussia, a barber), and Mary Stephan (18, born Pennsylvania, boards) (7).
He applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension on 17 January 1888 (2, 9, 16).
In 1890, he was living at 118 18th Street, Pittsburgh (26th ward), Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (12).
In 1900, he was living at 1316 Uxor Alley, ward 28, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (20). He was living with his children Meinine [?], Anna, Earl, Cornilea [?], and Loyila [?] (20). He was widowed (20). He was a physician (20).
He again applied for a pension on 15 March 1907 (2, 16).
In 1910, he was living at 1016 Sarah Street, Pittsburg (17th ward), Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (13). He was a widower (13). He was a naturalized citizen (13). He was a physician, in general practice (13).
He died on 16 January 1917, at Pittsburgh, [Allegheny County,] Pennsylvania (2, 16, 19 ). He was buried in Birmingham Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, section B (19). He was buried with August H and Amelia L End (19). He was a physician (19).
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) (OPR Printzler)
2 pension index, by regiment (Oscar J K Prinzler)
3 special order 65, HQ 91st PA, 21 July 1864 (Oscar T K Trinzler [sic])
4 special order 66, HQ 91st PA, 22 July 1864 (Oscar T K Printzler)
5 special order 36, HQ 91st PA, 16 June 1865 (Oscar J K Printzler)
6 [list of detailed men, probably from Sept 1864] (Oscar Printzler)
7 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburg [sic], 26th ward, 1st precinct, supervisor's district 9, enumeration district 156, microfilm series T9, film 1094, page 19 handwritten = page 125 stamped (Oscar Prinzler)
8 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 6 May 2004 (OPR Printzler, rolls have Oscar)
9 pension index, by name, searched 21 May 04 on Ancestry (Oscar J K Prinzler)
10 company K, third descriptive roll (Oscar J K Printzler)
11 company K, fourth descriptive roll (Oscar J K Printzler)
12 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Allegheny, Pittsburg [sic], 26th ward 2nd district, supervisor's district 9, enumeration district 128, page 3 (Oscar Prinzler)
13 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburg [sic], 17th ward, supervisor's district [illegible], enumeration district 508, page 197 stamped = 18A handwritten (Oscar K Prinzler)
14 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Birmingham 2nd precinct, page 457 = 50 handwritten (Oscar Prinzler)
15 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 27 June 1865 (OJK Printzler, Oscar JK Printzler)
16 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (Oscar J K Prinzler)
17 company K, monthly report, April 1865 (Oscar J K Prinszler)
18 monthly return, company K, June 1865 (Oscar R Printzler)
19 Find a grave memorial 43700447 (accessed 26 September 2010) (Oscar J K Prinzler) [identity is confirmed by the date of death on the pension index card; the memorial and tombstone do not mention his service in the 91st]
20 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, ward 28, supervisor's district 18, enumeration district 299, microfilm series T623, film 1364, page 255 = 9 A handwritten (Oscar Prinzler)
21 Page 247. Floyd G Hoenstine. Military services and genealogical records of soldiers of Blair County, Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA: Telegraph Press, 1940. (OPR Printzler)
22 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Oscar J K Printzler)
|Name||Prinzler Oscar||" Laura||" Otilia [?]||Rott [?] [illegible]||[illegible name]|
|Age||35 [?]||26 [?]||1||15||15|
|Occupation||Barber [?]||House work [?]||At home||[illegible]||[illegible]|
|Real estate value|
|Personal estate value||2000|
|Birthplace||Prussia||Penna||"||"||[illegible; maybe 'Missouri']|
|Father foreign born||1||1||1|
|Mother foreign born||1||1|
|Birth month if born within year|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|street name||Carson Street|
|dwelling visit #||151|
|family visit #||207|
|name||Prinzler Oscar||- Laura||- Ottelge||- Minnie||- Oscar||- Annie||- Albert|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Sargeant [sic]||Keeping house||at school||at school||at home||at home||at home|
|school this year||1||1|
|name||Prinzler Oscar||- Meinine [??]||- Anna||- Earl B||- Cornilea [?]||- Loyila [?]|
|birth date||June 1835||Jan 1873||May 1877||Jan 1879||May 1881||July 1883|
|# years married|
|mother of how many children?|
|# of children living|
|# years in USA||46|
|occupation||Phicisian [sic]|| ||Dressmaker||Drug clerk||Dressmaker||Dressmaker|
|# months not employed||0||0||0||0||0|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged||M|
|# of farm schedule|
|name||Prinzler, Oscar K.|
|#years present marriage|
|mother of # children|
|mother of # living children|
|birthplace||Germ (Ger) ['Prussia' is crossed out]|
|father's birthplace||Germ (Ger) ['Prussia' is crossed out]|
|mother's birthplace||Germ (Ger) ['Prussia' is crossed out]|
|nature of industry etc.||Gen Practice|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?||No|
|# weeks out of work 1909||0|
|school since 1 Sep 09|
|owned free or mortagaged||F|
|nr on farm schedule||0|
|civil war vet||6|
|deaf & dumb||X|