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Collins, John

Co. I, 20 Pennsylvania Cav.

(Union)

Private    --     Private










C     20 Cav.    Pa.
John Collins
Appears with rank of Pvt on
Muster and Descriptive Roll of a Detachment of U.S. Vols. forwarded

for the 20 Reg't Pa. Cavalry.
Roll dated Phila Pa, Mch 2, 1864.
Where born Co Lona Ireland
Age 43 y'rs; occupation Blacksmith
When enlisted Mch 2, 1864
Where enlisted Phila Pa
For what period enlisted 3 years.
Eyes Blue; hair Sandy
Complexion light; height 5 ft 9 5/8in.
When mustered in Mch 2, 1864
Where mustered in Phila
Bounty paid $ ................100; due $..................100
Where credited ..................................................
Company to which assigned ................................
Valuation of horse, $ ..........................................100
Valuation of horse equipments, $..........................100
Remarks: Upper Makefield Township Bucks Co 5 Cong Dist Penn




C     20 Cav.    Pa.
John Collins
Appears with rank of Pvt on
Muster and Descriptive Roll of a Detachment of U.S. Vols. forwarded

for the 20 Reg't Pa. Cavalry.
Roll dated Phila Pa, Mch 2, 1864.
Where born Co Lona Ireland
Age 43 y'rs; occupation Blacksmith
When enlisted Mch 2, 1864
Where enlisted Phila Pa
For what period enlisted 3 years.
Eyes Blue; hair Sandy
Complexion light; height 5 ft 9 5/8in.
When mustered in Mch 2, 1864
Where mustered in Phila
Bounty paid $ ................100; due $.300.100
Where credited ..................................................
Company to which assigned ................................
Valuation of horse, $ ..........................................100
Valuation of horse equipments, $..........................100
Remarks: Payment Bounty not paid

[different hand] x Entry Cancelled by line




C     20 Cav.    Pa.
John Collins
Appears with rank of Pvt on
Muster and Descriptive Roll of a Detachment of U.S. Vols. forwarded

for the 20 Reg't Pa. Cavalry.
Roll dated Phila Pa, Mch 2, 1864.
Where born Co Lona Ireland
Age 43 y'rs; occupation Blacksmith
When enlisted Mch 2, 1864
Where enlisted Phila Pa
For what period enlisted 3 years.
Eyes Blue; hair Sandy
Complexion light; height 5 ft 9 5/8in.
When mustered in Mch 2, 1864
Where mustered in Phila
Bounty paid $ ................100; due $.300.100
Where credited ..................................................
Company to which assigned ................................
Valuation of horse, $ ..........................................100
Valuation of horse equipments, $..........................100
Remarks: Enlisted by Capt. Strech -- Payments bounty -- not paid

[different hand] * entire entry (over)




C     20 Cav.    Pa.
John Collins
Pvt, Co. I, 20 Reg't Pennsylvania Cav.
Appears on Company Muster Roll

for Mar & Apr,1864
Present or absent Present
Stoppage, $.............100 for ..............................................
Due Gov't, $.............100 for ..............................................
Valuation of horse, $ ..........................................100
Valuation of horse equipments, $..........................100
Remarks: No bounty received




C     20 Cav.    Pa.
John Colins
Blacksmith, Co. I, 20 Reg't Pennsylvania Cav.
Appears on Company Muster Roll

for dated June 30,1864
Present or absent Present
Stoppage, $.............100 for ..............................................
Due Gov't, $.............100 for ..............................................
Valuation of horse, $ ..........................................100
Valuation of horse equipments, $..........................100
Remarks: Originally mustered as private. Promoted May 1, 1864

[different hand] x Name appears in "present" volume as "John Collins."




C     20 Cav.    Pa.
John Collins
Blacksmith, Co. I, 20 Reg't Pennsylvania Cav.
Appears on Company Muster Roll

for July & Aug,1864
Present or absent Present
Stoppage, $.............100 for ..............................................
Due Gov't, $.............100 for ..............................................
Valuation of horse, $ ..........................................100
Valuation of horse equipments, $..........................100
Remarks: Due U. S. Gov't arms lost charge by Lt. Macklin $5.55. Due U.S. Gov't for ordnance $21.68 -- $27.23




C     20 Cav.    Pa.
John Collins
Appears on Company Muster Roll

for Sept & Oct,1864
Present or absent Present
Stoppage, $.............100 for ..............................................
Due Gov't, $.............100 for ..............................................
Valuation of horse, $ ..........................................100
Valuation of horse equipments, $..........................100
Remarks: Due 3 installment.




C     20 Cav.    Pa.
John Collins
Blacksmith, Co. I, 20 Reg't Pennsylvania Cav.
Appears on Company Muster Roll

for Nov & Dec,1864
Present or absent Present
Stoppage, $.............100 for ..............................................
Due Gov't, $.............100 for ..............................................
Valuation of horse, $ ..........................................100
Valuation of horse equipments, $..........................100
Remarks: 4 inst. bounty due




C     20 Cav.    Pa.
John Collins
Blacksmith, Co. I, 20 Reg't Pennsylvania Cav.
Appears on Company Muster Roll

for Jan & Feb,1865
Present or absent Present
Stoppage, $.............100 for ..............................................
Due Gov't, $.1. 90/100 for ...ordinance.....
Valuation of horse, $ ..........................................100
Valuation of horse equipments, $..........................100
Remarks: 4 inst. bounty due




C     20 Cav.    Pa.
John Collins
Pvt, Co. I, 20 Reg't Pennsylvania Cav.
Appears on Company Muster Roll

for March & April,1865
Present or absent Present
Stoppage, $.............100 for ..............................................
Due Gov't, $.8. 04/100 for ...ordinance.....
Valuation of horse, $ ..........................................100
Valuation of horse equipments, $..........................100
Remarks: R.




C     20 Cav.    Pa.
John Collins
Pvt, Co. I, 20 Reg't Pennsylvania Cav.
Appears on
M. and D. Roll of Men Transferred

from the organization named above, to
to 1st Pa. Prov. Cav.
Roll date July 10, 1865
When enlisted Mar. 2, 1864
Period for which enlisted 3 years.
Present or absent Present
Company to which assigned
Remarks:

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