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Charles Guyer

Before the war

He was born in 1816/17 (3 (44 in 1861)). He was born in Germantown, [Philadelphia,] Pennsylvania (3).

When he enlisted, he was a weaver (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 10 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and light hair (3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 23 August 1861 (1, 3, 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Starr (3). He was a private in company A (1, 6, 7).

He was discharged at a camp in the field on 22 December 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 2, 3, 4). He was a private in company A (1, 2, 6, 7).

He also served in the 193rd Pennsylvania (7).

After the war

On 2 October 1877, he applied successfully for a pension (4, 5).

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) (Charles Guyer)

2 Register of men discharged, co.A (Charles Guyer [the 'u' is reasonably clear])

3 company A descriptive roll, entry 23 (Charles Gayer [the 'a' is clearly closed])

4 pension index, by regiment (Charles Guyer)

5 pension index, by name (Charles Guyer)

6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Charles Gayer)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed October 2005)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 16 Apr 2014, from Fold3]


Gayer, Charles
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Guyer, Charles

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 25 April 2014]

Guyer, Charles
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also 193 Pa Inf.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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