91st PA: William J Whitlock

William J Whitlock

Before the war

He was born in 1842/43 (3 (21 in 1864)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3).

When he enlisted, he was a butcher, and was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and light hair (3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Philadephia, Pennsylvania, on 29 Feb 1864 (1, 3). He was mustered in as a private, in company D (1, 3, 4).

He deserted on 5 or 8 May 1864 (1 [8 May], 2 [5 May], 3 [6 May]). He took his gun, accoutrements, knapsack, canteen, and shelter tent (2). He was a private, in company D (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) (William Whitlock)

2 company D, register of deserters (William Whitlock)

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 10 August 2004 (William Whitlock)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed Apr 07)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 5 May 2015, from Fold3]


Whitlock William J
     William
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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