91st PA: Robert Recraft

Robert Recraft

Before the war

He was born in 1841/42 (4 (21 in 1863)). He was born in New York (4).

When he enlisted, he was a boa[tman?] (4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 [?]-1/2 inches tall, and had a blue complexion, dark eyes, and brown hair (4).

During the war

He was drafted (1, 2, 4). His service was credited to the Fourth Congressional District (4). He enlisted and was mustered into service in the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 20 September 1863 (1, 2, 4). He was enlisted for three years, by Captain Lane (4). He was in company G of the 118th Pennsylvania (2).

He was wounded at Wilderness, Virginia, on 5 May 1864 (2).

On 2 June 1865, he was transferred from the 118th Pennsylvania to the 91st Pennsylvania (1, 3). He was a private in company I of the 91st Pennsylvania (1, 5).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 4). He was a private, in company I (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) (Robert Recraft)

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 1333. (In the roster) (Robert Racraft)

3 company I, register of men transferred (Robert Racraft [sic])

4 company I, descriptive roll, #82 (Robert Recraft)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans' schedules
Ancestry index (accessed May 2006)
Pennsylvania veterans burial cards
Ancestry index (accessed 3 April 2012)
pension index by name
Ancestry index (accessed May 2006)
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accessed 5 September 2010

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Robert Recraft in the 91st PA database

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[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
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Recraft, Robert
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt
See also 118 Pa. Vols.

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