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Andrew G Culbertson

Before the war

He was born in 1816/17 (2 (44 in 1861), 3 [48 in 1867], 4 [48 in 1867]). He was born in Ireland (3, 4).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 14 November 1861 (1, 2, 4 [Aug 61]). He enlisted at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2). He was mustered in, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as a private in company I (1, 2, 3 [co. C (sic)], 7).

He was discharged on 16 May 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 2, 4). He was a private, in company I (7).

He also served in company C of the 121st Pennsylvania (4, 5, 6). He was mustered in on 5 August 1862 (5). He was discharged on surgeon's certificate of disability on 14 March 1862 [sic] (5).

He served for eighteen months (3 [sic]).

After the war

After his discharge, he lived in Washington, DC (4).

On 10 July 1867, he was admitted to the Eastern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (3, 4). He had general debility (3). He was not receiving a pension (3).

On 1 September 1867, he was discharged from the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (3, 4). He was dropped because of desertion (4).

At some later time he was an inmate of the Soldiers Home in Washington DC (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) (And. G Culbertson)

2 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 28 March 2005 (Andrew G Culbertson [rolls have 'Calberson'])

3 Annual report of the Board of Managers of the National Soldiers Home, 30 December 1882 [for the fiscal year ending 30 June 1882]. Serial Set volume 2115, session volume 1, 47th Congress, 2nd Session, House Miscellaneous Document 13, page 378 (Andrew Culbertson)

4 National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Togus, Register, I, page 180, image 1 of 56 on Ancestry, transcribed March 2011 (Andrew Culbertson)

5 Bates, History of Pennsylvania volunteers, volume 4, page 42 (And Culbertson)

6 ARIAS (accessed 18 October 2012) (Andrew Culbertson)

7 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Andrew G Culbertson)

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pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed December 2006)
records of headstones of deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903
FamilySearch index (accessed 18 Oct 2012)
applications for headstones for military veterans, 1925-1941
FamilySearch index (accessed 18 Oct 2012)
Pennsylvania veterans burial cards
Ancestry index (accessed 18 Oct 2012)
An Andrew W Culbertson, born 1838, died 23 June 1886, was buried in Mt Moriah
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[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 25 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Culbertson Andrew G
     Andrew
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

National Military Home register

[National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Togus, Register, I, page 180, image 1 of 56 on Ancestry, transcribed March 2011]
[this entry was very light, and sometimes hard to read]
NumberA. [illegible]
NAME.Andrew Culbertson
Where Born.Ireland
Residence.Washington D.C.
Company and Regiment.91. Pa. Vols.C [?] 121 Pa
Date of Enlistment.Aug 1861Aug 5 /62
Date of Discharge from Service.May [illegible]Mch [illegible]
DISABILITYI have personally examined the applicant (signed) B. F. Butler
Date of Admission.July 10 /67
By order of Manager.Genl. B. F. Butler
Age.48 [?]
Complexion.[blank]
Height.[blank]
Married or Single.[blank]
REMARKS.Dropped on ac of Desertion.
Now an Inmate of Soldiers Home Washington D.C.

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