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Richard Thornton

Before the war

He was born in 1821/22 (3 (39 in 1861)).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 18 October 1861 (1 [18 Oct], 3, 4 [14 Nov]). He was mustered in as a private, in company H (1, 3, 5-6).

He was transferred to company D on 4 December 1861 (1, 3, 4).

He was discharged at Washington, DC, on 18 April 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 2 [medical board], 3). He was a private, in company D (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) (Richard Thornton)

2 company D, register of men discharged, entry 3 (Richard Thornton)

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 10 August 2004 (Richard Thornton)

4 company H, register of men transferred (Richard Thorton [?])

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

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed Apr 07)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 26 April 2015, from Fold3]


Thornton Richard
Co. H, D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 26 Apr 15]

Thorton Richard
Co. H, D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Orignial filed under
Thornton Richard

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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