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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 McDermot tried by court martial
?Charles Neide (D) and Michael Gallagher tried by court martial
?John E Galligan (D) (probably Michael Gallagher) tried by court martial [see National Archives Archival Research Catalog (accessed 24 July 2010)]
?Diller B Groff (K) (unidentified) tried by court martial [see National Archives Archival Research Catalog (accessed 24 July 2010)]
1 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
John Bell (118th PA) promoted from corp to sgt (in 118th PA)
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
2 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
Robert Ellingsworth returned from being brigade butcher
Elias Rienker, draftee, mustered in 118th PA
anonymous letter describing the Battle of Fredericksburg
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
3 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
Marcus Ullman reported absent without leave
Eli Sellers absent with leave for 10 days
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
4 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
John W Bender (G) returned to duty from hospital
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
5 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
Thomas Thomas (hq) dismissed for absence without "reason" [?] (possibly 14 May 63)
GO 20, HQ Army of Potomac, discharged William Milligan (Bates has 14 May)
John Kane (K) detailed as brigade baker
Charles Henry (H) placed under arrest
Archibald McKain (E) on leave
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
6 Thomas Taylor (G) awol
George Black (H) on leave
John Casner (K) on 15-day sick leave
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
7 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
Horace Faust (D) returned for duty from being absent sick
Robert Sinex (D) returned for duty (probably from being absent sick)
Charles Neide (D) was returned to 91st from desertion
Alexander Keeley (C) returned sick from division hq
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
8 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
Joseph Andrews (A) absent with leave
Robert Gray (C) and John Donnelly (C) detailed as regimental teamsters
Michael Gallagher (D) and Peter Alhister [?] (H), John Groff (K), and Robert McDermott (K) returned from desertion
Jacob Afflerback (E) detailed as regimental hosp. attendant
Howard Shipley transfered from co.D to co.K
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
9 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
George W Bowman (E) may have switched hospitals; he was being treated for rheumatism
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
10 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
Lincoln issued a proclamation permitting deserters to return
John Doring enlisted, 62nd PA
Hugh McLaughlin (H) dropped as a deserter
Justus Gregory (B) returned to duty with regiment
Thomas Greer (C) discharged on surgeon's certificate at Washington DC [possibly 15 Feb 63]
Capt Charles S Brown certified various facts about the death of John Walter (H)
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
11 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
John N Hawks (Navy, formerly co. D) transferred from Princeton to Arizona
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
12 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
J W Molyneaux (B) returned from furlough
Joseph Budd (E), George Bowman (E), Francis Matthews (E), and Joseph Pricket (E) sent to division hospital
William Spangler (G) and Private Blanke (perhaps Edward Blanche) (G) returned to duty from being absent (probably absent sick)
Charles Henry (H) released from arrest
Archibald McKain (E)'s leave expired
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
13 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
John Stotsenburg (E) returned to duty after having deserted, under presidential proclamation
Barney McNulty (E) returned to duty after having deserted, under presidential proclamation
Archibald McKain (E) awol
William Mealey (H) discharged at Fort Schuyler, NY on surgeon's certificate
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
14 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
Samuel Grier (D) died (probably 26 December 1862)
Archibald McKain (E) returned from leave
George Gibson (A) discharged near Falmouth VA on surgeon's certificate
Henry Abbott (G) discharged on surgeon's certificate at Portsmouth RI
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
15 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
Charles Leipold (A) on 9-day leave
George Black (H) returned from leave
Joseph Everhart (C) apparently on 10-day leave
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
16 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
Alfred Colwell (I) discharged on surgeon's certificate
David H. Lentz promoted to regt qm (apparently effective 1 Jan 63)
regiment rec'd notice of application for extension of sick leave for John Weeks (H)
John Kane (K) returned to duty from brigade bakery
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
17 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
John Lentz (E) was commanding regiment
Joseph Sinex (D) on 8-day leave
James McGuire (I) sent to div hosp sick
Thomas Weygood (K) sent to div hosp
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
18 picket duty: 1 sgt, 1 corp, 23 enlisted men (A); capt Alpheus Bowman, 2 corp, 13 enlisted men (B); 1 lt, 2 sgt, 2 corp, 18 enlisted men (D); 1 lt, 4 corp, 18 privates (F); 1 lt, 1 corp, 19 privates (G); lt George Black, 2 sgt, 3 Corp, 13 enlisted men (H)
William Carpenter (C) returned to duty from being absent sick
Amos Mooney (D) returned to duty from being absent sick
Joseph Jones promoted to 2d lt [perhaps 26th?]
John Boyer (K) & Reily [??] [The only Riley in co.K is Thomas Riley, who was transferred to company E in 1861. I suspect I've misread the name.] returned from being absent sick
Rob't Reese (K) returned (probably from leave)
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
19 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
Asst Surgs John Young and Thomas Thomas dismissed in accordance with para 1, GO 28
Jacob Fisher (A) returned from brigade hq
Charles Coates (C) returned from div hq
George Justice (D) returned from absent sick
Hugh Callahan (E) returned from absent sick
David Mansfield (F) absent on furlough
Frederick Henry (G), Abraham Peters (G), Israel Barnes (G), William Letourneau (G) returned from brigade hq
James Thompson (H) returned from cattle guard
Patrick Costello (I) returned from brigade hq
William Milligan (K) dismissed by go 20
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
20 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
David Lentz absent on leave for 10 [?] days
Simeon Zane (A), Jacob Fisher (A) returned from duty at brig hq
Lewis Hamilton (D) deserted
David Agnew (H) discharged at camp near Falmouth VA on surgeon's certificate
Job Fisher (G) discharged on surgeon's certificate at camp near Falmouth VA
Ralph Welch (G) discharged on surgeon's certificate at camp near Falmouth VA
John Brown (H) discharged at camp near Falmouth VA on surgeon's certificate
Martin Jones (H) discharged at camp near Falmouth VA on surgeon's certificate
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
21 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
discharged on surgeon's certificate: Robert Simpson (A) (at camp near Falmouth VA), Job Fisher (G), Ralph Welch (G), Martin Jones (H), John Brown (H), David Agnew (H)
John Key (H) returned from leave
John Casner (K) returned
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
22 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
Frederick Fraters (A) returned from being detached as teamsters' cook
Howard Shipley transferred from co.K to co. G
George Kite [?] (G) detailed as regt hosp attendant [?]
Robert Rowan [?] (H) returned from brigade teams [?]
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
23 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
a gathering at Colonel Gregory's house included songs and speeches, including a short speech by Gregory stressing the "anti-slavery aspect of the war" and denouncing "copperhead fire in the rear" ['Compliment to Col. Gregory' (Philadelphia Press Wednesday 25 March 1863 page 4)]
24 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
William Clark (E) discharged on surgeon's certificate, having lost part of hand in Battle of Fredericksburg
John Stotsenburg (E) and Barney McNulty (E) returned to the regiment from desertion
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
25 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
James O'Kane (I) detailed as Provost Guard, Harrisburg PA by order of Captain Dodge
Charles Leipold (A) and Joseph Everhart (C) returned from leave
John Groff (K) tried by court martial
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
26 sgts Carpenter, Joseph Jones [perhaps 18th?], and Snyder received commissions, and Carpenter and Snyder began acting as commissioned officers
William Carpenter promoted to 1st lt
Francis Gregory (A) returned from leave
Joseph Sinex (D) returned from leave
Joseph Sinex (D) promoted to lt col
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
27 regiment was camped near Falmouth, VA
Francis Gregory (A) promoted to capt
John Brass (A) promoted to 1st lt
Charles Loper (G) returned from absent sick
Henry Wiggins (H) discharged at US Genl Hosp, Washington DC on surgeon's certificate
John Donnell (I) promoted to 2nd lt
John Casner (K) returned from absent sick
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
28 regiment was camped near Falmouth, VA
Joseph Burrough (H) discharged on surgeon's certificate
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
29 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
John L Graham (E) (probably) began furlough
Charles Holcomb (F) discharged at camp near Falmouth VA on surgeon's certificate
Reuben Peel (F) discharged at camp in the field on surgeon's certificate
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
30 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
Frank Young (A) gained by enlistment
William Myers (C) discharged on surgeon's certificate at Falmouth VA
Henry G Mathers (E) discharged on surgeon's certificate
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]
31 regiment was camped near Falmouth VA
Sylvester Jordan enlisted, 62nd PA (probably 31 Mar 64)
Robert Boyd (F) reduced to the ranks by sentence of court martial
James McGuckin (I) discharged on surgeon's certificate (possibly 30th)
[for more information, see the consolidated morning report]

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