91st PA: Samuel McCluny

Samuel McCluny

Before the war

He was born in 1847/48 (2 (17 in 1865), 5 (72 in 1920)). He was born in Pennsylvania (2, 5).

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

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (2).

During the war

He was a substitute (1, 2). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 17 March 1865 (1, 2, 4). He was enlisted for one year, at Williamsport, Pennsylvania, by Captain Blair (2). He was mustered in as a private in company H (1, 6-8).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 4). He was a private, in company H (6-8).

After the war

On 18 August 1890, he applied successfully from Indiana for a pension (3, 4).

On 14 August 1909, he again applied for a pension (4).

In 1920, he was living in the unincorporated town of Keystone, Chester Township, Wells County, Indiana (5). He was living with his wife Amanda (5). He was a restaurant keeper (5).

He died on 24 March 1928, at Montpelier, Indiana (4).

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) (Samuel McCluny)

2 company H, descriptive roll, #147 (Samuel McCluny)

3 pension index, by name (Samuel McClunny)

4 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company H (Samuel McClunny)

5 1920 US census, Indiana, Wells County, Chester Township, supervisor's district 81, enumeration district 175, microfilm series T625, film 474, page 167 A = 7 handwritten (Samuel McClunny)

6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Samuel McCluny)

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

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedule
Ancestry index (accessed May 2007)

1920 census

[1920 US census, Indiana, Wells County, Chester Township, supervisor's district 81, enumeration district 175, microfilm series T625, film 474, page 167 A = 7 handwritten]
line1617
streetUnincorporated Town of Keystone
house number  
dwelling visit number35 
family visit number35 
nameMcClunny Samuel- Amanda S.
relationshipHeadWife
own/rentO 
free/mortgaged (if owned)F 
sexMF
raceWW
age at last birthday7258
marital statusMM
year of immigration  
naturalized/alien  
year of naturalization  
attended school since Sept 1919  
can readYesYes
can writeYesYes
birth placePennsylvaniaOhio
native language  
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaOhio
father's native language  
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaOhio
mother's native language  
can speak EnglishYesYes
occupationKeeperNone
industry, businessRestaurant 
employment statusOA 
number of farm schedule  

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 January 2015, from Fold3]


McCluny, Samuel
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 7 January 2015]

McClemsey, Samuel
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
McCluny, Samuel

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 14 January 2015]

McClung, Samuel
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
McCluny, Samuel

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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