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Throughout this month, the 91st was in the First Brigade, Third Division, Fifth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, with duty at Falmouth Virginia. [Dyer, v.3 p.1604]

?Robert Boyd (F) tried by court martial
1 John S Donnell (I) promoted from sgt to 2nd lt
Hamilton Fetter (B) discharged on surgeon's certificate
John Walton (D) discharged on surgeon's certificate (perhaps 27 Dec)
Charles Henry (H) left on 5-day leave
2 Benjamin Eyre (I) discharged on surgeon's certificate
3 John Beaver (D) discharged on surgeon's certificate
4 Benjamin Tayman (F&S) granted 10-day leave because of "important private business"
Jerret Hurst (A) died of typhoid fever, in Division Hospital (perhaps 5 or 6 Feb)
John N Hawks (Navy, formerly co. D) enlisted; served on Princeton
5 Robert McMullin (B) discharged on surgeon's certificate (perhaps Dec 63)
John Wright (C) discharged at Falmouth VA on surgeon's certificate (perhaps 12th)
James Keefe (F) discharged at camp in the field on surgeon's certificate
John Groff (K) returned to 91st by order of Lt Col Doster
6 Joseph Cook (G) discharged on surgeon's certificate at camp near Falmouth VA
CL Lawrence (G) discharged on surgeon's certificate at camp near Falmouth VA
Henry Selah (G) discharged on surgeon's certificate at convalescent camp [?] (possibly 16th)
William McLeer (G) discharged on surgeon's certificate at camp near Falmouth VA
David Campbell (H) discharged at camp near Falmouth VA on surgeon's certificate
7 Aaron Lewis (A) discharged at hospital in Rhode Island on surgeon's certificate (possibly 31 Dec 62)
John Murphy (F) discharged at camp in the field on surgeon's certificate
Henry Solondon (G) discharged on surgeon's certificate at Frederick MD
Charles Butler (I) discharged on surgeon's certificate
Henry Cruser (I) discharged on surgeon's certificate
the regiment was camped near Falmouth, VA, commanded by Captain Sinex
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
8 the regiment was camped near Falmouth, VA, commanded by Captain Sinex
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
9 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA, and commanded by Joseph Sinex
Morris Kayser went awol
John Costello (K) awol
2 ass't surgeons temporarily assigned to the regiment from other regiments were dropped from the morning reports, presumably because they were being counted in their own regiments; they were Daniel D Swift (126th PA), and Otto Schittler (129th PA)
Charles Henry (H) declared awol
James Bernard (G) discharged on surgeon's certificate at Philadelphia PA
letter, Andrew Brown to his father and sister, 9 Feb 1862 [sic; sc. 1863], camp near Falmouth VA, which noted among other things that they had moved to a new camp about 1-1/2 miles from their old camp
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
10 regiment was camped near Falmouth Virginia, commanded by Capt Sinex
John Carie (I) discharged on surgeon's certificate [possibly 9 Feb]
Stephen Godfrey (A) absent on 10-day furlough
Ambrose Baker (C) absent on 10-day furlough, carrying a letter from Andrew Brown (C)
William Carpenter (D) absent on 10-day furlough
Samuel Griffith (E) absent on 10-day furlough
John Donnel absent on furlough [?]
Charles Henry (H) returned
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
11 regiment was camped near Falmouth Virginia, commanded by Capt Sinex
Theodore Parsons (C) absent on leave because of illness, for 15 days
Joseph Hayward (C) discharged on surgeon's certificate at Convalescent Camp near Alexandria VA
James Closson (G) returned to duty
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
12 regiment was camped near Falmouth Virginia, and commanded by Capt Sinex
Alpheus Bowman (B) reported for duty
William Cochran (C) discharged on surgeon's certificate at Falmouth VA
Charles Bournonville (C) discharged on surgeon's certificate at Falmouth VA
John Wright (C) discharged at Falmouth VA on surgeon's certificate (perhaps 5th)
William Murry (D) discharged at Washington DC on surgeon's certificate
George Savage (I) discharged on surgeon's certificate
David Wood (I) discharged on surgeon's certificate
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
13 regiment was camped near Falmouth Virginia, and commanded by Capt Sinex
John Coulter (D) discharged on surgeon's certificate at Camp Convalescent
Thomas Ryan (D) discharged at Camp Convalescent [?]
Patrick White (E) discharged on surgeon's certificate
David Bachtel (F) discharged at camp in the field on surgeon's certificate
Robert Carrick (F) discharged at camp in the field on surgeon's certificate
Charles Codder (I) discharged on surgeon's certificate
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
the sword presented to Colonel Gregory was publicly exhibited in the window of Grover & Baker (Chestnut Street below Seventh) ['Compliments to Col E M Gregory' (Philadelphia Press Saturday 14 February 1863, page 2)]
14 regiment was camped near Falmouth Virginia, and commanded by Capt Sinex
Stephen Eastwick mustered in as 2nd lieutenant, 12th NJ
Andrew Brown (C) wrote a letter to his father and sister
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
15 regiment was commanded by Capt Sinex
George B Tomblin detailed as carpenter, reporting to J Gregory, act. div. qm
Thomas Greer (C) discharged on surgeon's certificate at Washington DC [possibly 10 Mar 63]
George W Bowman (E) treated for rheumatism
orders
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
16 regiment was commanded by Capt Sinex
Henry Selah (G) discharged on surgeon's certificate (possibly 6th)
David D Smith mustered into 118th PA
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
17 regiment was commanded by Capt Sinex
Daniel Murphy (D) discharged on surgeon's certificate at Convalescent Camp, Virginia, or at Washington DC
Henry Murphy (B) discharged on surgeon's certificate
Bently Roberts (B) discharged on surgeon's certificate
John N Hawks (Navy, formerly co. D) discharged to duty from treatment for diarrhea
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
18 regiment was commanded by Capt Sinex
regiment went on picket duty
Walter and Joe left Parole Camp, and were taken by steamboat to Aquia Creek on the Potomac. [Walter v.3 #38 p.2]
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
19 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA and commanded by Capt Sinex
Thomas Walter returned to the regiment, near Falmouth.
Morris Kayser, who was reported sick in camp while co B and the regiment were on picket duty, went AWOL, to Philadelphia, to see his sister, who was either getting married or moving west; he left at 6 AM, and his absence was discovered later that day by Charles Leipold
Owen Murry (E) admitted to hospital (perhaps Stone General Hospital, Washington DC)
[Walter v.3 #38 p.2]
regiment on picket duty: co.A: 1 1st lt, 1 2nd lt, 1 corp, 21 privates; co.B: 2 corp, 7 privates; co.C: 1 corp, 21 privates; co.D: 15 privates; co.E: 1 2nd lt, 3 corp, 20 privates; co.F: 1 sgt, 3 corp, 12 privates; co.G: 1 capt, 1 1st lt, 1 corp, 13 privates; co.H: 1 capt, 1 sgt, 3 corp, 12 privates; co.I: none; co.K: 2 corp, 8 privates.
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
20 regiment on picket duty
regiment was camped near Falmouth VA and commanded by Capt Sinex
David Baughman enlisted in 62nd PA
Augustus Eckhart (C) discharged on surgeon's certificate from General Hosp., David's Island, NY
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
21 regiment commanded by Captain Sinex
regiment returned from picket duty
William Carpenter (D) and Samuel Griffith (E) had returned from furlough
Benjamin Tayman (F&S) seems to have been reported absent without leave, having overstayed a leave
William H Johnson (K) sent his parents $20 by mail
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
22 5 exchanged prisoners returned to regiment: sgt Thomas Walter (A), pvt George Blake (A), corp Joseph Everhart (C), pvt Robert Gray (C), pvt John Parks (E)
pvt Johnson Agnew (A) returned from absent sick
pvt John Walter (B) returned from absent sick
Stephen Godfrey (A) returned from furlough [?]
pvt Franklin Clough (A) returned from desertion
corp Ambrose Baker (C) absent without leave
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
23 regiment was camped near Falmouth, VA
Morris Kayser returned from Philadelphia, where he was AWOL
returned from duty at Windmill Point Hospital: Joseph Keen (B), Alex McDermott (B), William McKee (B), Charles Smith (B), William Michael (F), James Monghan [sic] (G), John Perkins (G), private Read [either Thomas Read or Samuel Reed] (G), Alexander Scott (G), Robert Chism (K), JB Kaepplinger (K), Hugh Martin (K), Thomas Young (K)
James Rae (E) detailed as brigade baker
unnamed private gained from desertion, confined by military authority at Fort Delaware 24 Jan [?] 63
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
24 [for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
25 regiment was camped near Falmouth, VA
Albert Quick (A) detailed as brigade baker
Henry Francis (F) returned from absent with leave
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
26 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA and commanded by Sinex
Ambrose Baker (A) returned late from his leave
Benjamin Tayman (F&S) returned from absent without leave
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
27 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
division ordered on picket
the commissioned officers presented Edgar Gregory with a horse (through Joseph Sinex), and the enlisted men presented him with a "costly and beautiful sword" (through David F Mansfield (F)) (see anonymous, 'From the Ninety-first Penna Regiment', Philadelphia Inquirer 9 March 1863, page 2)
5 privates were declared deserters: Brown (C) (either Andrew Brown or Conrad Brown), Charles Coe (C), Thomas Ryan (D), Michael Gallagher (D), and Stewart (D) (either George Stewart or Robert Stewart)
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
28 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
Morris Kayser (B) assigned to duty with co.I
Theodore Parsons (C) returned to duty
Patrick Ferry (D) discharged on surgeon's certificate, Camp Convalescent [?]
George Hitherington (K) discharged on surgeon's certificate at Camp Convalescent

co. E muster roll for 1 Nov 62 to 28 Feb 63, included Francis D Harrigan (E)

[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]

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