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John Carson

Before the war

He was born in 1815/16 (2 (45 in 1861)).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 5 December 1861 (1, 2, 3). He enlisted at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2). He was mustered in, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as a private in company I (1, 2, 5).

He was discharged on 19 May 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 2, 3). He was a private, in company I (5).

After the war

On 11 July 1890, he applied successfully from New Jersey for a pension (3, 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) (John Carson)

2 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 28 March 2005 (John Carson)

3 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company I (John Carson)

4 pension index, by name (accessed Ancestry, 4 October 2013) (John Carson)

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

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John Carson in the 91st PA database

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 19 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Carson. John
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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