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William M Weaver

Before the war

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).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair (4).

During the war

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).

After the war

On 11 March 1880, he applied unsuccessfully for a pension (2, 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)

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)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed Oct 05)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 4 May 2015, from Fold3]


Weaver William
     " M
Co. G A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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