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William F Waltman

Before the war

He was born in Northumberland [?] County, Pennsylvania (3). He was 18 years old when he was enlisted (3).

He was a laborer when he was enlisted (3).

Description

He was 5 feet 5-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and light hair (3).

During the war

He also served in company M of the 17th Pennsylvania Cavalry (4, 5). He also served in the 11th Pennsylvania Infantry (but was not assigned to a company) (4, 5).

He was enlisted and mustered into service on 12 or 10 November 1861 (1 [10 Nov], 3 [12 Nov], 5 [12 (?) Nov]). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Gilbert (3). He served as a private in company F (1).

He was discharged at Alexandria, Virginia, on 6 May 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 2, 3, 5 [4 (?) May]).

After the war

On 24 April 1890, he applied successfully from Indiana for a pension (4, 5).

He died on 29 October 1923, at Sandusky, Ohio (5).

On 16 January 1924, his widow, Catherine Waltman, applied unsuccessfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (4, 5).

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) (Wm F Waltman)

2 company F, register of men discharged (Wm F Waltman)

3 company F, descriptive roll, #82 (William F Waltman)

4 pension index, by name (William F Waltman)

5 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (William F Waltman)


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