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Edward (or Edwin) J Phillips

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Before the war

He was born in 1838/39 (5 (22 in 1861)).

When he enlisted, he was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5).

During the war

He enlisted on 2 August 1861, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4, 5). He was mustered into service as a second lieutenant on 20 November 1861, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 3, 4, 5, 6 [1st lt]). He was second lieutenant of company F (1, 9-11).

He resigned on 4 March 1862, on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 2, 3, 4, 5). He was second lieutenant of company F (9-11).

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)

2 Official army register

3 regimental descriptive book (EJ Phillips)

4 list of commissioned officers ([Edward] J Phillips)

5 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 6 January 2005 (Edward J Philips)

6 'Camp Chase at Gray's Ferry' Philadelphia Inquirer 19 October 1861 page 8 (E Philips)

7 'Camp Chase', Philadelphia Inquirer 30 November 1861 (EJ Philips)

8 'Departure of Col. Gregory's regiment', Philadelphia Inquirer 22 January 1862 page 2 (EJ Philips)

9 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Edward J Phillips)

10 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Edwin J Phillips)

11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Edwin J Philips)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans' schedules
Ancestry index (accessed 25 Jan 12)
Ancestry index (accessed 21 Feb 15 to search for Edwin Phillips also)
pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed 29 March 2006)
Pennsylvania veterans burial cards
Ancestry index (accessed 25 Jan 12)
records of headstones of deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903
FamilySearch index (accessed 21 Feb 15)
searched for Edward or Edwin Phillips
headstone applications for US military veterans, 1925-1949
FamilySearch index (accessed 21 Feb 15)
searched for Edward or Edwin Phillips
Find a grave
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index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 21 February 2015, from Fold3]


Phillips Edward J
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
2" Lt | 2" Lt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Phillips Edwin J

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 21 Feb 15]

Phillips Edwin J
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
2" Lt | 2" Lt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 21 Feb 15]

Philips Edwin J
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
2" Lt | 2" Lt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Phillips Edwin J

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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