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George W Rubicam

Note on identification

Note that the index to the compiled service records has separate cards for him and for George C Rubican.

Before the war

He was born in 1833/34, or 1820/21 (2 (27 in 1861), 4 (40 in 1861)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4).

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

Description

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

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 2 November 1861 (1, 2, 4). He was enlisted for three years, by Lieutenant Murphy (4). He was mustered into service as a private, in company F (1, 2, 5-6).

He was discharged at Washington DC on 12 April 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 2, 3, 4). He was a private in company F (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) (George W Rubicam)

2 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 6 January 2005 (Geo. W Rubicam)

3 company F, register of men discharged (Geo W Rubicam)

4 company F, descriptive roll, #71 (George W Rubicam)

5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George W Rubicam)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed May 06)
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 18 March 2015, from Fold3]


Rubicam, George W.
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 18 Mar 15]

Rubican, George W.
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Rubicam, George W.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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