He was born in 1842/43 (3 (18 in 1861)). He was born in Northumberland [?] County, Pennsylvania (3).
When he enlisted, he was a laborer (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and light hair (3).
He enlisted and was 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 was a private in company F (1, 6).
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).
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)
6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William F Waltman)