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Philip C Elberti (or Alberti)

Before the war

He was born on 17 August 1841, in Middleton, [Dauphin County,] Pennsylvania. [source: date: 16; 5 (20 in 1861), 8 (38 in 1880), 11 (29 in 1870), 12 (9 in 1850), 17 (20 in 1862). place: 5, 8, 11, 20]

In 1850, he was living in South Middleton Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. He was living with George and Mary Elberti (presumably his parents), and Ann and Hannah (presumably his sisters). He had attended school in the previous year. [source: 12]

In 1860, Philip C Elberti was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with George C Evans (a druggist). He was a druggist. [source: 5]

When he enlisted, he was a druggist. [source: 5]

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and light hair. [source: 5]

When he enlisted in the regular army, he was 5 feet 5-1/2 inches tall, and had blue eyes, brown hair, and a dark complexion. [source: 17]

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 August 1861. He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia Pennsylvania, by Colonel Reiff. He was a private, in company A. [sources: 1, 2, 5, 10, 19, 20, 21]

He was promoted from private, in company A, to hospital steward, by 30 November 1861. [sources: 1, 4, 5, 14]

Given his enlistment in the regular army, I assume that he was discharged on 25 May 1862 in order to enlist in the army. He was a hospital steward, in Field & Staff. [sources: 19, 20, 21]

On 26 May 1862, he enlisted as a hospital steward in the regular army. He enlisted for three years, at Washington, DC. He was an apothecary. [sources: 2, 4, 5, 6, 17, 18]

On 26 May 1865, he was discharged, because his term of service had expired. He was discharged as a hospital steward, at Washington, DC. [sources: 10, 17, 18]

After the war

In 1867/68, he married Mary F Stehman. She was born on 28 October 1846, in Pennsylvania. They apparently had seven children:

[sources: 8, 11, 13]

In 1870, he was living in Londonderry Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Mary and children Joseph and George. He was a clerk at a furnace, and owned $500 in personal property. [source: 11]

In 1880, he was living in Londonderry, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. He was a clerk at a furnace. He was living with his wife Mary, and his children Joseph, George, Maggie, Millie, and Philip. [source: 8]

He had another son, Charles Dey Elberti, born between 1881 and 1883. [source: 9]

He applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension on 27 May 1897 and on 14 September 1911. [sources: 2, 6]

In 1890, he was living in Middletown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. [source: 10]

In 1910, he was living in Middletown Borough, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Mary, his children George, Philip, Harry, and Charles, and his grandchildren Nora and Philip Beck. He was a bank clerk. [source: 13]

His wife, Mary F Stehman, died on 12 March 1913. She was buried in the Middletown Cemetery, Middletown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. [source: 16]

On 8 January 1916, he died. He was buried in the Middletown Cemetery, Middletown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. [source: 16]

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. [discharged on surgeon's certificate--this seems to be a mistake] (In the roster)

2 pension index, by regiment; a second card is filed with the company A entries (Philip C Elberti)

3 regimental descriptive book (Philip C Elberti)

4 register of transfers, company A (Philip C Elberti)

5 company A descriptive roll, entry 10 (Philip C Elbertis [?])

6 pension index, by name, searched 21 May 2004, at <www.ancestry.com> (Philip C Elberti)

7 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 13, page 421, line 4 (Philip C Elberti)

8 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, Londonderry Township, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 100, microfilm series T9, film 1124, page 442 B = 10 handwritten (Philip C Elberti)

9 e-mail, C P Elberti, Jr, 21 Aug 2004 (Philip C Elberti)

10 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, Middletown, North Ward, supervisor's district 4, enumeration district 64, page 3, line 29 (Philip C Elberti)

11 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, Londonderry Township, microfilm series M593, film 1334, page 418 = 43 handwritten (Philip Elberti)

12 1850 US census, microfilm series M432, film 772, page 139, Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, South Middleton Township (Philip K [?] Alberti)

13 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, Middletown Borough, ward 3, microfilm series T624, film 1337, supervisor's district 14, enumeration district 107, page 136B = 4 handwritten (Phillip Elberti)

14 'Camp Chase', Philadelphia Inquirer 30 November 1861 (P C Elberti)

15 'Departure of Col. Gregory's regiment', Philadelphia Inquirer 22 January 1862 page 2 (P C Elberti)

16 Find a grave, memorial 14049185, created by Glenn Koons, added 23 April 2006, accessed 11 March 2011 (identification is likely, given his name, age, and location) [the tombstone, pictured on the memorial, reads: 'ELBERTI PHILIP C. ELBERTI AUG. 17, 1841-JAN. 8, 1916 MARY F. STEHMAN HIS WIFE OCT. 28, 1846-MAR. 12, 1913'] (Philip C Elberti)

17 US Army enlistments 1859-1863, A-D (Philip C Elberti)

18 Register of Hospital Stewards, U.S. Army, appointed under Act of COngress approved August 16, 1856 (Philip C Elberti)

19 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Philip C Elbertia)

20 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Phillip C Elberti)

21 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Philip C Elbertie)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1900 US census
Ancestry and HeritageQuest indices (accessed Apr 2006)
FamilySearch index (accessed 16 March 2012)
1920 US census
Ancestry and HeritageQuest indices (accessed Apr 2006)
1930 US census
Ancestry index (accessed Apr 2006)
RootsWeb WorldConnect
accessed April 2006
Pennsylvania veterans' burial cards
Ancestry index (accessed March 2011)
applications for headstones for military veterans, 1925-1941
FamilySearch index (accessed 11 Mar 12)

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Philip C Elberti in the 91st PA gedcom on RootsWeb WorldConnect

Philip Elberti in the 91st PA database

regular army enlistment

[US Army enlistments 1859-1863, A-D]
[transcribed 20 March 2012, from Ancestry, image 318 of 600]
NO.96
NAMES.Elberti Philip C.
ENLISTED WHEN.[1862] " [sc. May] 26
WHERE.Washn D.C.
BY WHOM.A S Asst [?]
PERIOD." [sc. 3 yrs]
WHERE BORN.Middleton Penn
AGE.20
OCCUPATION.Apothecary
DESCRIPTION 
EYES.Blue
HAIR.Br
COMPLEXION." [sc. Dk]
HEIGHT.5 feet 5 1/2 inches
REGIMENT. Co.Hospital Steward
REMARKS.Dischgd May 26 '65 Ex. of serv. At Washington DC a Hospital Stw'd

register of hospital stewards

[Register of Hospital Stewards, U.S. Army, appointed under Act of Congress approved August 16, 1856.]
[transcribed 20 March 2012, from Ancestry, 1854-1899--Hospital Stewards, image 45 of 975]
NAME.Elberti, Philip C.
DATE OF APPOINTMENT.May 26" 1862
DATE OF ENLISTMENT.May 26" 1862
ORGANIZATIONGeneral Service
REMARKSDischarged May 26 /65 Expiration of Service. at Washington D.C. SS [?] PO July 6 /97

1850 census

[1850 US census, microfilm series M432, film 772, page 139, Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, South Middleton Township]
[identification is uncertain, based on the absence of other candidates and location]
line3435363738
Dwellings visited96    
Families visited100    
NameGeorge W Alberti [sic]Mary A "Philip K [?] AlbertiAnn CHannah M
Age3434942
SexMFMFF
Color     
Occupation of males over 15 yearsTailor    
Real estate owned     
BirthplacePa""""
Married within year     
Attended school within year  11 
Over 20 & can't read/write     
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.     

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 13, page 421]
[He is living with George C Evans, druggist, etc.]
[identification is likely, given his occupation (see source #5)]
[line 4]
Dwelling number[1]
Family number[1]
NamePhilip C. Elberti
Age19
SexM
Color 
Occupation" [sc. Druggist]
Value of real estate owned 
Value of personal estate 
Place of birth" [sc. Penna]
Married within year 
Attended school within year 
Cannot read & write 
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc. 

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, Londonderry Township, microfilm series M593, film 1334, page 418 = 43 handwritten]
[I did not transcribe the other family at this residence, headed by Joseph H Landis]
[identification is likely, based on the 1910 census transcribed below]
line11121314
Dwelling-house number[323]   
Family number346   
NameElberti Philip- Mary A- Joseph L- George W
Age292524/12
SexMFMM
ColorWWWW
OccupationClerk at FurnaceKeeping house  
Real estate value    
Personal estate value500   
BirthplacePennaPennaPennaPenna
Father foreign born    
Mother foreign born    
Birth month if born within year   Jan
Marriage month if married within year    
Attended school past year    
Can't read    
Can't write    
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.    
Male US citizen at least 21 years old1   
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...    

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, Londonderry Township, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 100, microfilm series T9, film 1124, page 442 B = 10 handwritten]
[identification is likely, based on the 1910 census transcribed below]
line36373839404142
street name       
house number       
dwelling visit #84      
family visit #96      
nameElberti Philip C - Mary F- Joseph L- George W- Maggie S- Millie C- Philip C
colorWWWWWWW
sexMFMMFFM
age38331210964
month born if born in year       
relationship wifeSonSonDaughterDaughterSon
single  11111
married11     
widowed/divorced       
married during year       
occupationClerk at FurnaceKeeping houseAt homeAt home   
months unemployed       
currently ill?       
blind       
deaf/dumb       
idiotic       
insane       
disabled       
school this year  1111 
can't read       
can't write       
birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
father's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
mother's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna

1890 veterans' census

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, Middletown, North Ward, supervisor's district 4, enumeration district 64, page 3]
[identity is confirmed by reference to his service]

[line] 29
[house] 151
[family] 160
[name] Elberti Philip C.
[rank] Private
[company] A
[unit] 91 Pa Inf
[enlistment date] 21 Aug 1864
[discharge date] 26 May 1865
[length of service] 3 years 9 months 10 days
[post office address] do [sc. Middletown Penn]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] Promoted to Hosp Steward Reg U.S. Army

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, Middletown Borough, ward 3, microfilm series T624, film 1337, supervisor's district 14, enumeration district 107, page 136B = 4 handwritten]
[identification is likely, given the 1890 census entry transcribed above]
line8384858687888990
streetNorth [?] Union
house nr343       
dwelling nr88       
family nr92 [?]       
nameElberti Phillip- Mary- George Phillip Jr- Harry- CharlesBeck Nora [?] C- Phillip E
relationshipHeadWifeSonSonSonSonG ChildG Child
sexMFMMMMFM
colorWWWWWWWW
age6969423326231611
marital statusM1M1SSSSSS
#years present marriage4242      
mother of # children 7      
mother of # living children 6      
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigrated        
naturalized/alien        
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationClerkNonePrinterClerkBagage [?][illegible] FitterNoneNone
nature of industry etc.Bank OfficeRestaurant [?]P.R.R.Car WorksHouse Work 
employer etc.W WWWW  
out of work 15 Apr 1910?No No NoNoNo 
# weeks out of work 19090 0 000 
can readYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
can writeYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
school since 1 Sep 09      NoYes
owned/rentedR       
owned free or mortagaged        
farm/houseH       
nr on farm schedule        
civil war vet[blank]       
blind        
deaf & dumb        

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 1 Apr 2014, from Fold3]


Elbertia Philip C
Co. A F+S, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | H Stew'd
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Elberti Phillip C

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 1 April 2014]

Elberti Phillip C
Co. A F+S, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | H Stewd
See also USA.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 1 April 2014]

Elbertie Philip C
Co. A F+S, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | H Stew'd
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Elberti Phillip C

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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