91st PA: John McCormick

John Thomas McCormick

Before the war

He was born in 1841/42 (3 (19 in 1861), 4 (19 in 1861), 5 (21 in 1863), 6 (47 in ?1893), 8 (47 in ?1893), 9 (47 in ?1893)). He was born in Baltimore, Maryland (4, 5, 6, 8, 9).

When he enlisted, he was a clerk, and was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3, 4, 5).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5-1/2 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (3 [5'5", blue eyes], 4 [5'5-1/2", grey eyes], 5 [5'5-1/2", grey eyes]).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 31 October 1861 (1, 3 [at Bealton VA!], 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Sinex (4). He was mustered in service by Lieutenant Diehl (4). He was a private in company D (1, 11-16).

He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 26 December 1863 (1, 3, 5). He was enlisted for three years, at Bealton, Virginia, by Lieutenant Swan (5).

On 18 March 1864, he was released from arrest and restored to duty, but the pay for the time he were absent, transportation, and the reward authorized for deserters, along with the cost of any lost property were deducted from his pay (2).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 3). He had served for forty-five months (6, 8, 9). He was a private, in company D (11-16).

After the war

On 19 Jan 1891, he applied successfully from Maryland for a pension (7, 10).

On 13 April 1893, he was admitted to the National Soldiers Home (6, 8, 9). He was admitted from Maryland (6, 8, 9). He had rheumatism (6, 8).

In 1893, he was present in the Southern Branch of the National Soldiers Home (8). He was apparently not receiving a pension (8).

In 1898, he was present in the Central Branch (6). He was receiving a pension of $8 per month (6).

He died on 27 April 1899, in the Central Branch of the National Soldiers Home (9, 10). He was then receiving a pension of $8 per month (9). He had rheumatism (9).

On 8 May 1899, his widow, Regina A McCormick, applied successfully from Maryland for a pension (7, 10).

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 general order 3, HQ 91st PA, 18 March 1864

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 28 June 2004 (John McCormick)

4 company D, descriptive roll, entry 17 (John McCormick)

5 company D, second descriptive roll, entry 45 (John McCormick)

6 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1898. Serial Set volume 3785. Session volume 43, 55th Congress, 3rd Session. House Document 55. Page 385. (John McCormick)

7 pension index, by name (John L McCormick)

8 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1893. Serial Set volume 3151, session volume 1, 53rd Congress, 1st Session. House Miscellaneous Document 35. Page 717. (John McCormick)

9 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1899. Serial Set 3958, 56th Congress, session 1, House Document 106 (John McCormick)

10 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company D (John Thomas McCormick)

11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John McCormicke)

12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John McCormick)

13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John McCormack)

14 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John McCormich)

15 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John McCormic)

16 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John McCormach)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

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

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]


McCormicke, John
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
McCormick, John

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 7 January 2015]

McCormick John
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 7 January 2015]

McCormack, John
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
McCormick, John

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 4, transcribed 8 January 2015]

McCormich, John
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
McCormick, John

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 5, transcribed 16 January 2015]

McCormic John
Co. D, 9 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
McCormick, John

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 6, transcribed 16 January 2015]

McCormach, John
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
McCormick, John

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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