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Thomas Grinder [or Gunder?]

Name

According to Bates (1), his name is Thomas Gunder, but the company D "Register of men discharged" clearly has 'Thomas Grinder'.

Before the war

He was born in 1822/23 (3 (38 in 1861)).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 26 October 1861 (1, 3, 4). He was a private in company H (1, 7).

He was transferred on 4 December 1861 to company D (1, 3, 4).

He was discharged at Washington DC on surgeon's certificate of disability on 8 December 1863 (1, 2 [medical board], 3). He was a private, in company D (7).

After the war

On 28 January 1864, he applied successfully for a pension (5, 6).

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) (Thomas Gunder)

2 company D, register of men discharged, entry 8 (Thomas Grinder [sic])

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 9 August 2004 (Thomas Gunder; roll has 'Thomas Grider')

4 company H, register of men transferred (Thomas Grinder [?])

5 pension index, by name (Thomas Grinder)

6 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company D (Thomas Grinder)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed May 2007)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 26 Apr 2014, from Fold3]


Grinder, Thomas
Co. H, D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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