91st PA: William Tucker

William Tucker

Before the war

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 10 inches tall, and had a florid complexion, grey eyes, and light hair (4, 5).

During the war

He was drafted (1, 4, 5). He enlisted on 10 July 1863, for three years (4, 5). He was mustered into service on 16 July 1863 in the 62nd Pennsylvania Infantry (1). His service was credited to the 22nd congressional district (4, 5).

He was transferred on 20 July 1864 from company L of the 62nd Pennsylvania to the 91st (1, 6). On 21 July 1864, he, and the other members of companies L and M, were assigned to company G (2). On 22 July 1864, they were transferred to company K, following brigade orders to assign them to the smallest company (3). He was then absent (3). He was a private in company K (1, 3, 10).

On 30 April 1865, he was reported absent sick (7). He was still absent, in Finley Hospital, Washington, at the end of June 1865 (8).

He was absent, sick, at muster out (1). He was a private, in company K (10).

After the war

On 12 October 1866, he applied successfully for a pension (6, 9).


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)

2 special order 65, HQ 91st PA, 21 July 1864 (William Tucker)

3 special order 66, HQ 91st PA, 22 July 1864 (William Tucker)

4 company K, third descriptive roll (William Tucker)

5 company K, fourth descriptive roll (William Tucker)

6 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (William Tucker)

7 company K, monthly report, April 1865 (Wm Tucker [?])

8 monthly return, company K, June 1865 (Wm Tucker)

9 pension index, by name (William Tucker)

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


William Tucker in the 91st PA database

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 April 2015, from Fold3]

Tucker William
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also 62 Pa. Vols.


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