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

? Camped near Alexandria until 10 July. [Welch, p.507]
1 Lewis Denslow (A) discharged by general order
John Knecht (A) discharged by general order
Henry Clothier (B) dropped from the rolls as deserter
Jean Collin (B) dropped from the rolls as deserter
Michael O'Harra (B) dropped from the rolls as deserter
William Rauvaux (B) dropped from the rolls as deserter
Annanias Stahl (B) died
John Walters (B) dropped from the rolls as deserter
Griffith Williams (B) dropped from the rolls as deserter
William Carpenter (D)'s leave expired
Edward Farrell (E) promoted to Corporal
effective date of these promotions: George Kenworthy (C) to 1st sgt, Albert Morgan (C) to sgt, Daniel Doster (C) to corp, John Worl (C) to corp, Walter W/William Widdifield to qm sgt, Isaac Thomas (D) to 1st sgt, William Geary (D) to sgt, Robert Anderson (D) to sgt, Jesse Vance (D) to corp, William Kushner [?] (D) to corp, George Scott (D) to corp, William Irving (D) to corp, Preston Hoops (D) to corp, Cornelius Mahoney (D) to corp, William Reiff (H) to 1st sgt, William Kresler, Isaac Kressler, Valentine Houseworth, William Lane, Deitrick Pentzell, George Hampton (E) to sgt, George W Keever (E) to corp, Samuel Seybert (K) to corp,
William Furgeson (C) deserted
John Fenn (E) returned (late) from furlough
Edward Matchett (G) returned (late) from furlough
William Sourmilian (118th PA? D?) discharged by general order
regiment had 196 guns
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
2 Albert Morgan (C)'s furlough expired
William Rumbaugh (K)'s furlough expired
Joseph Baker (A)'s furlough expired
Hugh Mullin (discharged from co.E) may have died of wounds received in battle
regiment had 176 guns
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
3 Henry McCool, co C, discharged by general order
these promotions were effective 1 July: George Kenworthy (C) to 1st sgt, Albert Morgan (C) to sgt, Daniel Doster (C) to corp, John Worl (C) to corp, Walter W Widdifield to qm sgt, Isaac Thomas (D) to 1st sgt, William Geary (D) to sgt, Robert Anderson (D) to sgt, Jesse Vance (D) to corp, William Kushner [?] (D) to corp, George Scott (D) to corp, William Irving (D) to corp, Preston Hoops (D) to corp, Cornelius Mahoney (D) to corp, William Reiff (H) to 1st sgt, William Kresler, Isaac Kressler, Valentine Houseworth, William Lane, Deitrick Pentzell, George Hampton (E) to sgt, George W Keever (E) to corp, Samuel Seybert (K) to corp,
regiment had 177 guns
[order]
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
4 John Allen (hq)'s leave expired
regiment had 182 guns
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
5 promotions in co E, effective 5 July: George Hampton to sgt; George W Keever to corp; Edward J Farrell to corp
Col Gregory assigned as Asst Comm for Texas for the Freedmen's Bureau
William H Knouse (F) discharged by general order 77 from Auger General Hospital, near Alexandria VA
George Davis (K) discharged by general order
regiment had 183 guns
[orders]
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
6 muster out of the last of the Army of the Potomac was expected soon, delayed (at least for some regiments) by poor record-keeping
William Chandler relieved from duty as act regt qr mr; qr mr Archibald Nimmo ordered to receipt to him for all public property
William Chandler authorized to receive and issue ordnance & ordnance stores
Brown (A) [probably John Brown] and Crass [probably George Crass] deserted
Chas Connell (D) returned from desertion
Adam Ickes (I) discharged on general order
regiment had 183 guns
[letters and orders]
[see 'The Colored Lincoln Monument Celebration', Philadelphia Inquirer, 6 July 1865, page 4]
[see 'The last of the Potomac Army', Philadelphia Inquirer, 6 July 1865, page 4]
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
7 William Michael (F)'s leave expired
David Faunce (B)'s furlough expired
Solomon Siglin (B)'s furlough expired
Levi Boyer (B) discharged by general order
David Logan (D) discharged by general order
Henry Smith (D) discharged by general order
Henry Wiegle (F) discharged by general order
regiment had 391 guns
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
8 John Baird (B) discharged on general order
William Bayley (D)'s furlough expired
Joseph Johnston (D)'s furlough expired
regiment had 391 guns
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
9 William Letourneau (G)'s furlough expired
James Nugent (F)'s furlough expired
John Worl (C)'s furlough expired
Charles Bayley (D) reported returned from desertion
regiment had 432 guns
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
10 George Cross (A) awol
William Knapp (B)'s leave expired
John Casner (K)'s leave expired
effective date of muster out of Franklin Collison (C)
regiment mustered out of service [Bates, p.193; Dyer, v.3, p.1604; Welch, p.507]
list of men who mustered out with the regiment
Samuel Malcomson (C) discharged by general order
Joseph Mayhew (VRC) discharged
effective date of discharge of John Brown (A) and George Cross (A)
regiment had 469 guns
[for more information, see consolidated morning report]
11 The 91st left Baltimore for Philadelphia. [Inquirer]
12 The regiment arrived in Philadelphia from Washington early in the morning, under the command of Lt Col Eli G Sellers, and was entertained at the refreshment saloons. (Its expected arrival was announced in the Inquirer that morning.) It had 39 [?] officers and 640 enlisted men.
at least Henry W Erdman and John Donnell wrote from Camp Cadwalader, Philadelphia
[Public Ledger; see also Inquirer, and Welch, p.507]
Adam Deihl (F) discharged by general order
Francis Ford (D) discharged by general order
Freeman Kneedler (E) discharged by general order
Daniel Garn (G) discharged by general order (perhaps 1 Jun 65)
William Harris (I)'s furlough expired
13 Thomas Taylor (G)'s furlough expired
Charles Powell (C)'s furlough expired
Michael McCartney (E)'s furlough expired
Frederick Stotta (K)'s furlough expired
Anthony Galla (B)'s furlough expired
Samuel Dougherty (I)'s furlough expired
Charles Simpson (G) discharged by general order
Jeremiah Nable (H) discharged by general order
Sanford Mothersbaugh (B) discharged
William Hooven (C) discharged effective 10 July 65
14 Jacob R Bender (VRC, formerly of co.G) discharged
James Clayton (E) discharged
Jeremiah (Israel?) Grazier mustered out with B 13 PA Cav
15 Benjamin Reed (C) mustered out by general order
Martin Dowd (F) discharged by general order
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17 William Kennedy (H) discharged on general order
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20 William McClane (F) discharged by general order
William Hagerman (D) discharged
John Blum (K) discharged with company
WIlliam Vance (K) discharged
[see 'Our illustrious dead', Philadelphia Inquirer 20 July 1865 page 2]
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22 JK Dernell (K) discharged by general order (probably from VRC)
23 Andrew Strong discharged from 45th PA as 2nd lt
24 James Finley (D) discharged by general order
25 William McClung (VRC) discharged
26 John Falls (A) discharged, at Mount Pleasant Hospital; totally disabled
27 David Cline (F) discharged by general order
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