91st PA: William McClane

William McClane

Before the war

He was born in 1839/40 (2 (25 in 1865), 5 [46 in 1880]). He was born in Pennsylvania (5).

During the war

He was drafted on 28 February 1865 (1, 2, 6). He was mustered into service as a private on 28 February 1865 at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (1, 2). He was a private, in company F (1, 7-9).

He was discharged by general order on 20 July 1865 (1, 2, 6 [28 July 65]). He was a private, in company F (7-9).

After the war

In 1880, he was living in Adams County, Pennsylvania (5). He was living with Catherine (presumably his wife), and with four children (presumably theirs) (5). He was a laborer (5).

On 11 July 1881, he successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (3, 6).

In 1890, he was living in Conewago, Adams County, Pennsylvania (4).

On 12 February 1907, he again applied for a pension (6).

He died on 23 March 1918, at Baltimore, Maryland (6).

On 22 April 1918, his widow, Catharine McClain, successfully applied for a pension (3, 6).

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) (William McClane)

2 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 19 January 2005 (William McClane)

3 pension index, by name (William McClain)

4 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Conewago, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 3, page [3] (William McClain)

5 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, supervisor's district 9, enumeration district 60, microfilm series T9, film 1085, page 303 D = 16 handwritten (William McClane)

6 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (William McClain)

7 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William McClean)

8 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William McClain)

9 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William McClane)

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, supervisor's district 9, enumeration district 60, microfilm series T9, film 1085, page 303 D = 16 handwritten]
line373839404142
street name      
house number      
dwelling visit #122     
family visit #129     
nameMcClain, William" Catherine" Elizabeth" John" Miccrat [??]" Robert
colorWWWWWW
sexMFFMMM
age463211863
month born if born in year      
relationship      
single      
married      
widowed/divorced      
married during year      
occupationLaborer     
months unemployed      
currently ill?      
blind      
deaf/dumb      
idiotic      
insane      
disabled      
school this year  11  
can't read  1   
can't write  1   
birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPenna[blank]
father's birthplace      
mother's birthplace      

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Conewago, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 3, page [3]]
[line] 35
[house] [blank]
[family] [blank]
[name] William McClain
[rank] Private
[company] F
[unit] 91 Pa Inf
[enlistment date] Feb 28 1865
[discharge date] Jul 18 1865 [?]
[length of service] [blank] years, 5 months, 0 days
[post office address] M Thuystone [?] Adams Co Pa
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 2 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


McClean, William
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
McClane, William

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 7 January 2015]

McClain, William
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
McClane, William

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 16 January 2015]

McClane, William
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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