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John Stott

Before the war

He was born in 1842/43 (6 (18 in 1861)). He was born in England (6).

When he enlisted, he was a carder (6).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 1-3/4 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and light hair (6).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 2 December 1861 (1, 4 [5 Sep 61], 6, 8). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Closson (6). He was a private in company G (1, 9).

He was transferred to B 22 Veterans' Reserve Corps in 15 November 1863, by order 365, War Department (1, 3, 4 [Aug 63], 5 [15 Nov], 6 [15 Nov], 7, 8 [B 23]). When he was transferred, he was a private, in company G (9). His descriptive list was sent (to the Veterans' Reserve Corps?) on 18 December 1863 (6).

After the war

In 1890, he was living in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4).

On 7 July 1892, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (7, 8).

He was a member of the General Nathanial Lyon Post number 10, of the Grand Army of the Republic, Vineland, New Jersey (2). He was 56 when he was admitted, in 10/29 (2).

On 14 [?] February 1907, he again applied for a pension (8).

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 "Membership Roster, General Nathanial Lyon Post #10, Grand Army of the Republic, Vineland, New Jersey", sent to me by Dennis Clowney, 31 January 2002

3 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 13 December 1863 (J Stott)

4 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Germantown, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 464, page 3, line 34 (John Stott)

5 company G, register of men transferred (John Stott)

6 company G, descriptive roll, #75 (John Stott)

7 pension index, by name (John Stott)

8 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (John Stott)

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

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 April 2015, from Fold3]


Stott, John
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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