He was born in 1842/43 (4 (18 in 1861), 5 [19 in 1863], 9 [25 in 1870], 10 [35 in 1880], 18 [40 at death in 1885]). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4, 5, 9, 10, 18).
When he enlisted, he was a laborer (4, 5 [Brick m]).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4 inches tall, and had a light complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair (4, 5 [5'6"]).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 2 or 21 December 1861 (1, 4 [2 Dec], 6 [2 Dec]). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Phillips (4). He was a private in company F (1, 19).
He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (14).
He was wounded on 14 May 1864 (1, 16).
He married Agnes [unknown family name]. In 1900 and 1910, she reported having had no children (11, 12).
In 1870, he was living in the 26th ward of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9). He was living with his wife Agnes, along with Michael, Mary, and Mary Smith (9). He was a fireman at the gas works, and owned $300 in personal property (9).
On 29 June 1870, he applied successfully for a pension (13, 17).
In 1880, he was living at 1649 Federal Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10). He was living with his wife Agnes, a cousin, a nephew, and a servant (10). He was a tavern keeper (10).
On 19 September 1885, he died of cerebritis, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (15, 17, 18). He was married (18). The funeral was held on 23 September, at the NE Corner of 17th and Federal Streets (his residence) (15, 18). Among those invited were members of Greble Post, Number 10, GAR (15). He was interred in Machpelah Vault (15), and buried (presumably later) in Mount Moriah Cemetery (18).
In 1890, his widow, Agnes McClung, was living at 1649 Federal Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6, 7). She sold liquors (7). Kate McClung was living with her (7). He had been shot through his left hand (6).
On 4 July 1891, his widow, Agnes H McClung, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (13, 17).
In 1900, his widow, Agnes McClung, was living at 1505 Minton [?] Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11). She was living with Annie Cox, who was living with them in 1880 as a servant (11).
In 1910, his widow, Agnes McClung, was living at 1505 Manton Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (12). She was living with Annie Cox (12).
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 McClung)
2 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 9 June 1864 (Wm McClung)
3 company F, register of men transferred (Wm McClung)
4 company F, descriptive roll, #93 (William McClung)
5 company F, second descriptive roll, #9 (William McClung)
6 1890 US Census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 590, page  (image 1924 on Ancestry) (Wm McClung)
8 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 3 September 1864 (William McClung)
9 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 26th ward, microfilm series M593, film 1414, page 548 = 69 handwritten (William McClung)
10 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 26, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 556, microfilm series T9, film 1185, page 591 A = 1 handwritten (Wm McClung)
11 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 26th ward, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 627, microfilm series T623, film 1468, page 160 B = 7 handwritten (Agnes McClung)
12 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 26th ward, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 577, microfilm series T624, film 1400, page 199 B = 11 handwritten (Agnes McClung)
13 pension index, by name (William McClung)
14 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (Wm McClung)
15 [death notice], Philadelphia Inquirer, 23 September 1885, page 5; also published in 22 September 1885 page 5 (William McClung)
16 'The Ninety-first Pennsylvania volunteers', Philadelphia Inquirer 8 June 1864 page 3 (Wm McClung)
17 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (William McClung)
18 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19 September 1885 (William McClung)
19 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William McClung)
|Name||McClung William||- Agness||Smith Michael||- Mary||- Mary A|
|Occupation||Fireman Gas Works||Keep House||Laborer||No Occupation|
|Real estate value|
|Personal estate value||300|
|Father foreign born||1|
|Mother foreign born||1|
|Birth month if born within year||Jan|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|street name||Federal Street|
|dwelling visit #||8|
|family visit #||8|
|name||McClung Wm||- Agnes||- Kate||- Thomas||Cox Anna|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Tavern Keeper||Keeping house||Vest maker||Errand Boy||Servant|
|school this year||1|
|name||McClung Agnes||Cox Annie|
|birth date||Feby 1849||Apl 1855|
|# years married|
|mother of how many children?||0|
|# of children living||0|
|# years in USA||49||43|
|# months not employed|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|
|name||McClung Agnes||Cox Annie|
|#years present marriage|
|mother of # children||0|
|mother of # living children||0|
|birthplace||Scotland Eng||England Eng|
|father's birthplace||Scotland Eng||England Eng|
|mother's birthplace||Scotland Eng||England Eng|
|nature of industry etc.|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?|
|# weeks out of work 1909|
|school since 1 Sep 09|
|owned free or mortagaged|
|nr on farm schedule|
|civil war vet|
|deaf & dumb|
The relatives and friends of the family, also the members of Empire Lodge, 104, I. O. of O. F., Mount Vernon Lodge, K. of P., General Marion Council, 117, O U. A. M., Greble Post, No. 10, G. A. R., surviving members of the Ninety-first Regiment, P.V., and the Twenty-sixth Ward Union Republican Executive Committee, are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, this Wednesday, 23d inst., at 2 o'clock, from his late residence, N.E.corner of Seventeenth and Federal streets. To proceed to Machpelah Vault.[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19 September 1885, William McClung]