Daniel Morris Kiel, Complete Military Service Record, US Civil War, a transcription

First time in service
Kiel, Daniel M
Hughes Co., Battalion Pennsylvania Infantry (Col. Litzinger) (Emergency, 1863)
Entered as Private, left as Corporal

Card Numbers
23279840
23279869

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Battalion (Lt. Col Litzinger) Pa. Infantry (Emergency, 1863)
Daniel M Kiel, Private, Captain Hughes Company, Pa. Inf. (Emergency 1863)
Age 33 years
Appears on Company Muster-in Roll of the organization named above. Roll dated
Bedford, Pa, June 23, 1863
Muster-in date June 23, 1863

Joined for duty and enrolled:
When: June 17, 1863
Where: Wilmore, Westmoreland Co., Pa
Period: Existing emergency
no bounty paid, no remarks

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23279840 November 9, 1892
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Daniel M Kiel
Corporal, Captain Hughes Company, Battalion (Lt. Col Litzinger) Pa. Infantry (Emergency, 1863)
Age 33 years
Appears on Co. Muster-out Roll, dated Harrisburg, Pa., August 8, 1863
Muster-out to date August 8, 1863
Last paid to: Pay due from enlistment

No Clothing account amounts, nothing due for arms, equipment, bounty, etc.
no remarks

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stamp on back of one page
23279869 November 9, 1892

Second time in service
Kiel, Morris
Co D, 5 Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery
mustered in and out as private
card numbers
20362836
20367325
20367472
20367621
20367777
20367940
20368094
Number of personal papers herein: 1

Volunteer Enlistment
State of Pennsylvania, Town of Johnstown
I, Morris Kiel, born in Westmoreland County in the state of Pennsylvania and now a resident of Cambria County, aged nineteen years, and by occupation a postmaster, ... [volunteer] this thirtieth day of August 1864, to serve as a soldier in the [US Army] for the period of three one years unless sooner discharged by proper authority. etc.,

signed Morris Kiel
Johnstown, 30 August 1864, before W B Lowman

I certify ... that I have minutely inspected the volunteer Morris Kiel ... was entirely sober ... of lawful age ... etc. This soldier has brown eyes, dark hair, dark complexion is six feet high

signed W B Lowman

Declaration of Recruit
[in his own writing]
I Morris Kiel desiring to volunteer as a soldier in the Army of the United States for the term of three one years do declare that I am thirty three years of age; that I have never been discharged from the United States service on account of disability or by ... court-martial, or before the expiration of a term of enlistment; and I know of no impediment to my serving ... etc.

Given at Johnstown
30 day of August 1864
Witness: S B Hay
signed: Morris Kiel

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Mustered into the service of the United States for one year or during the war, from date of enlistment in the 204 Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers, on the 2 day of September 1864 at Pittsburgh

Signed [can't read]
Captain 17 NJ Infantry

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5 Heavy Artillery, Pennsylvania
Morris Kiel
appears with rank of private on muster and descriptive roll of a detachment of US Volunteers forwarded for the 5 Regiment Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery. Roll dated Pittsburgh, Pa., Sept 5, 1864
Where born: Westmoreland, Penna
Age 33; occupation: postmaster
When enlisted: August 30, 1864
Where: Johnstown
For what period: 1 year
eyes: brown; hair: dark
complexion: dark
height: 6ft 0in
When mustered in: Sept 2, 1864
Where: Pittsburgh, Pa
Bounty paid: $0; due $100.00


Remarks: 6th Ward, Pittsburgh. Alleghany Co - 6th Sub.Dist. 22nd Congressional District

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stamped on back of one card
20362836 July 13, 1892

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5 H Artillery PA
Morris Kiel
Private, Company D, 204 Regiment Pa Volunteers (Heavy Artillery)*
Appears on Company Muster and Descriptive Roll of the organization named above.
Roll dated Dft Rendes. Pitts Pa, Sept 13, 1864.
Where born: Westmoreland Co. Pa.
Age: 33; occupation: Postmaster
When enlisted: August 30, 1864
Where enlisted: Johnstown
For what period enlisted: 1 year
Eyes: brown; hair: dark
Complexion: brown; height 6 ft 0 in
When mustered in: Sept 3, 1864
Where mustered in: Pittsburgh, Pa
Bounty paid: $0; due: $100.00
Remarks: 6 Sub District, 22 Congressional District, Pa

* This organization subsequently became Company D, 5 Regiment Pa Heavy Artillery.

[the note following the * was on the original card]

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stamped on back of one card
20367325 July 13, 1892

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5 H Artillery Pa
Morris Kiel, Private, Company D, 5 Regiment Pa. Heavy Artillery
Appears on Company Muster Roll
for Enlistment to Oct 31, 1864
Present

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stamped
20367472
July 13, 1892

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Present for Muster Roll November and December 1864

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stamped on back of one card
20367621
July 13, 1892

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Present for Muster Roll January and February 1865

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stamped on back of one card
20367777
July 13, 1892

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Present for Muster Roll March and April 1865

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stamped on back of one card
20367940
July 13, 1892

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5 H Artillery Pa
Morris Kiel
Private Company D, 5 Regiment Pa Heavy Artillery
Age 33
Appears on Company Muster out Roll, dated
Washington DC, June 30, 1865
Muster-out to date: June 30, 1865
Last paid to December 31, 1864
Clothing account
Total Amount for clothing in kind or money advanced: $44.42
Bounty paid: $33.33; due $33.33
Remarks: transportation $11.68

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stamped on back of one card
20368094
July 13, 1892