He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5, 7, 8). He was born in 1818/19 (5 (43 in 1862), 7 [47 in 1860], 8 [58 at death in 1868]).
In 1860, he was living in ward 1, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7). He was living with Fanny (presumably his wife), and Charles, Alfred, Edward, Joseph, Mary, John, and George (presumably their children) (7). He was a dealer, and owned $3,000 in real estate and $500 in personal property (7).
When he enlisted, he was a tailor [?] (5).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7-1/2 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, gray eyes, and gray hair (5).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 3 September 1862 (1, 5). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Gregory (5). He was a private in company F (1, 10, 11).
He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (6).
On 26 January 1868, he died, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, of supposed disease of the heart (8, 9). He died at, or was buried from, 742 South Sixth Street, 4th ward, which was his son-in-law's house (James J Ashmen) (8, 9). He was a core maker (8). He was married (8). On 30 January 1868, he was buried at Lafayette Cemetery (8). Members of Paschal Iron Works Beneficial Society were invited to attend the funeral (9).
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 G Hillsee)
2 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 6 November 1863 (Priv Hillsee [?])
3 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 25 November 1863 (John G Hilsee)
4 company F, register of men discharged (John G Hilsee)
5 company F, descriptive roll, #112 (John H Hilsee)
6 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (John G Hilsee)
7 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 1, precinct 8, microfilm series M653, film 1151, page 433 = 173 handwritten (John G Hilsee)
8 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 26 January 1868 (John G Hilsee)
9 death notice, Philadelphia Inquirer 29 January 1868, page 2 (John G Hilsee)
10 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John G Hillsee)
11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John G Hilsee)
|Dwelling number||1237|| |
|Family number||1423|| |
|Name||John G Hilsee||Fanny "||Charles "||Alfred "||Edward "||Joseph "||Mary "||John "||George "|
|Occupation||Dealer||Dealer||" "||" "|
|Value of real estate owned||3000|| |
|Value of personal estate||500|| |
|Place of birth||" [sc. Penn]||N Jersey||Penn||"||"||"||"||"||"|
|Married within year|| |
|Attended school within year||1||1|
|Cannot read & write||1||1|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|| |
HILSEE--Suddenly, on the evening of the 26th inst., JOHN G HILSEE, aged 58 years
The relatives and friends of the family and the members of Paschal Iron Works Beneficial Society are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from the residence of his son in law, James J Ashmen, 742 South Sixth street, on Thursday afternoon, at 2 o'clock.
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