91st PA: Michael McCartney

Michael McCartney

Before the war

He was born in 1838/39 (2 (25 in 1864). He was born in Londonderry, Ireland (2).

When he enlisted, he was a laborer (2).

Description

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

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service for three years as a recruit on 20 January 1864, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 2). He was enlisted and mustered in by Captain Grover (2). He served in company E (1, 5).

On 16 June 1865, he was promoted, effective 1 June 1865, to corporal (1, 3).

On 28 June 1865, he began a furlough, which expired on 13 July 1865 (4).

He was absent, on furlough, when the regiment mustered out (1). He was a corporal, in company E (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 descriptive roll, company E, entry 141 (Michael McCartney)

3 special order 36, headquarters, 91st Pennsylvania Infantry, 16 June 1865 (Michael McCartney)

4 enlisted men's furloughs (Michael McCartney)

5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Michael McCartney)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed April 2006)
pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed April 2006)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 5 January 2015, from Fold3]


McCartney, Michael
Co. E, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Corpl
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