He was born in 1838/39 (4 (22 in 1861)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4).
When he enlisted, he was a glass blower (4).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair (4).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 16 November 1861 (1, 4, 5). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Gilbert (4). He was a private, in company G (1, 7).
He was transferred on 4 December 1861 to company A (1, 6).
He was discharged at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 23 June 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability, by order of Brigadier General Montgomery [?] (1, 3, 4, 5). He was a private, in company A (1, 3, 7).
On 11 March 1880, he applied unsuccessfully for a pension (2, 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)
2 pension index, by name (William Weaver)
3 register of men discharged, co.A (William Weaver)
4 company A descriptive roll, entry 71 (William M Weaver)
5 pension index, by regiment (William M Weaver)
6 company G, register of men transferred (William Weaver)
7 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William Weaver)
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