He was born in 1827/28 (3 (36 in 1864), 4 (36 in 1864), 5 (36 in 1864)). He was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania (3 [Bucks], 4 [Bucks], 5 [Berks]).
When he enlisted, he was a waterm[an] (4, 5).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7-1/2 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (3, 4, 5).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 29 January 1864 (1, 3, 4, 5). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Shipley (3, 4, 5). He was mustered in as a private in company K, by Lieutenant Brooks (1, 3, 4 [Brooke], 5, 10).
In 1890, he was living at 1230 North 27th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2).
On 22 July 1890, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 7).
He died on 8 May 1899 (7).
On 27 May 1899, his widow, Grace A E Vanhorn, successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 7).
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) (Bernard Vanhorn)
2 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 696, page 1 (image 2245 on Ancestry) (Bernhard Vanhorn)
3 company K, descriptive roll, entry 84 (Bernard Van horn)
4 company K, third descriptive roll (Bernard Vanhorn)
5 company K, fourth descriptive roll (Bernard Vanhorn)
6 pension index, by name [two cards!] (Bernard Vanhorn)
7 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (Bernhard [sic] Vanhorn)
8 company K, monthly report, April 1865 (Barnard Vanhorn)
9 monthly return, company K, June 1865 (Bernard Vanhorn)
10 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Bernard Vanhorn)
|Name||Vanhorn Bernard||- Grace A E||- Rachel J||- Margaret|
|Occupation||Boatman||Works in woollen mill||" " woolen mill||" " woolen mill|
|Real estate value|
|Personal estate value||100|
|Father foreign born|
|Mother foreign born|
|Birth month if born within year|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|street name||North 21st St|
|dwelling visit #||47|
|family visit #||59|
|name||Vanhorn Bernard||- Ellen||- Rachel||- Margt||Smith Maggie||Atkinson Frank|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Waterman||Keep house||Woolen Reeler||Bobbin Weigher||Frame Minder||At home|
|school this year|
|mother's birthplace||Penna||Delaware||Penna||"||Pa||New York|