91st PA: Samuel Weaver

Samuel Weaver

Before the war

He was born in 1843/44 (2 (21 in 1865)). He was born in Pennsylvania (2).

When he enlisted, he was a laborer (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, black eyes, and brown hair (2)

During the war

He was drafted (1, 2). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 15 March 1865 (1, 2, 3, 4). He was enlisted for one year, at Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, by Captain Lloyd (2). He reported for duty on 15 March 1865 (2). His service was credited to the seventeenth congressional district (2). He was a private in company D (1, 5).

He was absent, in hospital, when the regiment mustered out (1, 3 [discharged 10 July], 4 [10 July]). He was a private, in company D (5).

After the war

In 1890, he was living in Hopewell Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (post office: Saxton) (3). He had piles (3).

On 25 July 1890, he applied successfully for a pension (4).

On 4 March 1907, he again applied for a pension (4).

He died on 1 January 1927, at Saxton [?], [Huntingdon County], Pennsylvania (4).

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) (Samuel Weaver)

2 company D, [second] descriptive roll, entry 85 (Samuel Weaver)

3 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Hopewell Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 171, page 2 (Samuel Weaver)

4 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company D (Samuel Weaver)

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

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Hopewell Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 171, page 2]
[line] 22
[house] 60
[family] 62
[name] Weaver Samuel
[rank] Private
[company] D
[unit] 91 Pa. Inf
[enlistment date] 15 Mar 1865
[discharge date] 10 July 1865
[length of service] 0 years, 3 months, 25 days
[post office address] Saxton Pa.
[disability incurred] Piles
[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 3 May 2015, from Fold3]


Weaver Samuel
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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