Search billions of records on Ancestry.com
   

Francis Riley

Before the war

He was born in 1818/19 (4 (42 in 1861)). He was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania (4).

When he enlisted, he was a farmer (4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and mixed hair (4).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 15 December 1861 (1, 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Shipley (4). He was a private in company G (1, 4).

He was discharged on 14 July 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability at the regimental hospital, Alexandria, Virginia, by order of Brigadier General Wadsworth (1 [14 Jul 63], 2 [14 Jul 62], 3 [14 Jul 62). He was a private, in company G (4).

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) (Francis Riley)

2 company G, register of men discharged, #10 (Francis Riley)

3 company G, descriptive roll, #66 (Francis Riley)

4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Francis Riley)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed May 2006)
pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed May 06)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 6 March 2015, from Fold3]


Riley, Francis
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

top of document | home
revised 6 Mar 15
contact Harry Ide at hide1@unl.edu with comments or questions