91st PA: William J Robinson

William J Robinson

Before the war

He was born in 1845/46 (4 (19 in 1865)).

During the war

He was a substitute (1, 4). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 24 March 1865 (1, 4, 5 [4 Mar], 6). He was mustered in as a private, at Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania (4). He was a private in company B (1, 8-9).

He may have been charged for lost equipments, perhaps when the regiment mustered out (2). (His name is crossed out on a second list (3).)

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 4, 5 [16 Jul], 6). He was a private, in company B (8-9).

After the war

In 1890, he was living in Warriors Mark, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (5). He had had rheumatism (5).

On 24 July 1895, he successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 7).

He died on 5 January 1898 (6).

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) (William J Robinson)

2 list of men who owed money [?] (Robinson)

3 list of men who owed money [?], page 2, number [21] (Robinson)

4 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 25 June 2004 (Wm J Robinson)

5 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Warriors Mark Township and Birmingham Borough, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 165, page 1 (William J Robison [sic])

6 pension index, by regiment (William J Robison [sic])

7 pension index, by name (William J Robison [sic])

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

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

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Warriors Mark Township and Birmingham Borough, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 165, page 1]
[line] 10
[house] 36
[family] 37
[name] William J Robison [sic]
[rank] Private
[company] B
[unit] 91 Pa Inf
[enlistment date] Mar 4 1865 [sic]
[discharge date] July 16 1865
[length of service] 0 years, 4 months, 12 days
[post office address] Warriors Mark Huntingdon Co Pa
[disability incurred] Rheumatism
[remarks] [blank]

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 17 March 2015, from Fold3]


Robison, William J.
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Robinson, William J.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 17 Mar 15]

Robinson, William J.
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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