91st PA: Charles D Vansant

Charles D Vansant

Before the war

He was born in 1841/42 (3 (19 in 1861)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3).

When he enlisted, he was a cle[rk] (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 11-1/2 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and brown hair (3). He had three pock marks on his right cheek (3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 September 1861 (1, 3, 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Smith (3, 4). He was a private in company C (1, 5-6).

He was discharged at Washington DC, on 5 or 6 April 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability, by order of General Wadsworth (1 [6 Apr], 2 [5 Apr], 4 [6 Apr]). He was a private, in company C (5-6).

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) (Charles Vansant)

2 company C, register of men discharged, number 3 (Charles D Vansant)

3 company C, descriptive roll, entry 74 (Charles P Vanzant)

4 company C, untitled list, probably of status at muster out, entry 62 (Charles Vansant)

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

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index by name
Ancestry index (accessed April 2007)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 29 April 2015, from Fold3]


Vanzant Charles P
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 29 Apr 15]

Vansant Charles
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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Original filed under
Vanzant Charles

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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