91st PA: Frederick Reese

Frederick Reese

Before the war

He was born in 1844/45 (3 (19 in 1864), 10 (45 at death in 1890)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3, 10).

When he enlisted, he was a moulder (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 12 February 1864 (1, 3, 4 [Jun 64]). He was enlisted for three years, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Shipley (3). He was mustered in by Lieutenant Hildebrand (3). He was a private in company D (1, 11-13).

On 6 December 1864, he went on a furlough, which expired on 17 December 1864 (2).

He was discharged on 5 June 1865 by general order (1, 4, 8). He was a private, in company D (11-13).

After the war

In 1870, he was living in the 14th ward of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6). He was living with Hester Reese (presumably his wife) and Kate and Charles Reese (presumably their children) (6). He dealt in ice, and owned $500 in personal property (6).

In 1890, he was living at 2232 Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4, 5). He sold ice (5).

On 24 December 1890, he died, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, of fatty degeneration of the heart (10). He died at, or was buried from, on 28 December 1890 (10). He was married (10). On 28 December 1890, he was buried at Mt Peace Cemetery (10).

On 21 January 1893, his widow, Laura [?] V Rees, applied unsuccessfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (8, 9).

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) (Frederick Reese)

2 enlisted men's furloughs (Fred Reese)

3 company D, second descriptive roll, entry 54 (Frederick Reese)

4 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 723, page [3] (image 2316 on Ancestry) (Frederick J Reese)

5 1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory (Frederick S Rees)

6 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 14th ward, microfilm series M593, film 1398, page 168 = 178 handwritten (Frederick Reese)

7 pension index, by name (Frederick Rees)

8 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 10 June 1865 (Fred Reese)

9 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company D (Frederick Rees)

10 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 24 December 1890, number 11404 (Frederick S Rees)

11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Frederick Rees)

12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Frederick D Reese)

13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Frederick D Reese)

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 14th ward, microfilm series M593, film 1398, page 168 = 178 handwritten]
line20212223
Dwelling-house number1268   
Family number1318   
NameReese Frederick- Hester- Kate- Charles
Age252033/12
SexMFFM
ColorWWWW
OccupationDeals in IceKeeping house  
Real estate value    
Personal estate value500   
BirthplacePennaPennaPennaPenna
Father foreign born    
Mother foreign born    
Birth month if born within year  Mar [sic][blank (sic)]
Marriage month if married within year    
Attended school past year    
Can't read    
Can't write    
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.    
Male US citizen at least 21 years old1   
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...    

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 723, page [3] (image 2316 on Ancestry)]
[line] 34
[house] 178
[family] 177
[name] Frederick J. Reese
[rank] Private
[company] D
[unit] 91 Penn Regt
[enlistment date] June x 1864
[discharge date] June 1865
[length of service] 1 year, [blank] months], [blank] days
[post office address] 2232 Banbridge St Phila
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory

[searched transcription on Ancestry, March 2005]
Frederick S Rees, ice, h 2232 Bainbridge
Alfred J Hawthorn, bookkeeper, 2232 Bainbridge

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 28 February 2015, from Fold3]


Rees, Frederick
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Reese, Frederick
     or Frederick D.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 28 Feb 15]

Reese, Frederick R.
     or Frederick
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 1 Mar 15]
[Fold3's digitization does have two cards, which are at least superficially identical]


Reese, Frederick R.
     or Frederick
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death certificate

[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Frederick S Rees, 24 December 1890, number 11404]
11404
[illegible] DEPT DEC 26 1890 HEALTH OFFICE

RETURN OF A DEATH
IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.
PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFICATE.
1. Name of Deceased, Frederick S. Rees.
2. Color, White.
3. Sex, Male
4. Age, 45 yrs.
5. Married
6. Date of Death, 12-24-1890
7. Cause of Death, Fatty degeneration of the Heart
[illegible] M.D.
Residence, 721 S 22 [?] St.

UNDERTAKER'S CERTIFICATE IN RELATION TO DECEASED.
8. Occupation, [blank]
9. Place of Birth, Phila
10. When a Minor, [blank]
11. Ward, 30th
12. Street and Number, 2232 Bainbridge St
13. Date of Burial, Dec 28 /90
14. Place of Burial, Mt Peace Cemetrey [sic]
15. Mrs. Jane Cahill, Undertaker
Residence, 260 Sth 20th St

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