91st PA--George Snyder

George Snyder

Before the war

He was born in 1824/25 (2 (36 in 1861); 3 (39 in 1863)). He was born in Trin [?], Germany (2, 3).

When he enlisted, he was a farmer (2, 3).

Description

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

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 18 September 1861 (1, 2, 5). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Sinex (2). He was mustered in service by Captain Dye (2). He was a private in company D (1, 6).

He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (4).

He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 26 December 1863 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Bealton, Virginia, by Lieutenant Swan (3).

He was wounded on 21 June 1863 (1).

He was absent, in hospital, when the regiment mustered out (1). He was a private, in company D (6).

After the war

On 8 September 1865, he successfully applied for a pension (5).

Sources checked unsuccessfully

Pennsylvania veterans burial cards
Ancestry index (accessed 3 April 2012)

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) (George Snyder)

2 company D, descriptive roll, entry 24 (George Snyder)

3 company D, second descriptive roll, entry 57 (George Snyder)

4 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (George Snyder)

5 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company D (George Snyder)

6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George W Snyder)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 12 April 2015, from Fold3]


Snyder, George W
     George
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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