He was born in 1837/38 (2 (27 in 1865), 3 (27 in 1865)).
He was born in Ireland (2).
When he enlisted, he was a laborer (2).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (2).
During the war
He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private for one year, as a substitute, on 23 March 1865, at Pottsville, Pennsylvania (1, 2, 3).
He was enlisted and mustered into service by Captain Bowan (2).
He was a private in company E (1, 7).
He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 3).
He was a private, in company E (7).
After the war
He died on 22 April 1887 (6 [22 Apr 87], 9 [23 Apr 87]).
He is buried in St Canicus Cemetery, Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania (8, 9).
On 8 August 1890, his widow, Alice McGrath, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (4, 6).
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)
accessed 5 January 2015 (searched by name and by cemetery)
1890 US census, veterans schedules
the Lawrence T McGrath in Pittsburgh with no unit listed is presumably the Lawrence T McGrath born 1843 died 5 January 1923 buried in St Mary's R C Cemetery, Pittsburgh PA, who served in company I of the 102nd Pennsylvania Infantry
see 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburg [sic], supervisor's district 9, enumeration district 131, page 9, Lawrence T McGrath
see Pennsylvania veterans burial cards, 1777-1999, Lawrence T McGrath, Allegheny County, 5 January 1923 (accessed on Ancestry, 5 January 2015)
[Pennsylvania, veterans burial cards, 1777-1999]
[transcribed 5 January 2015, from Ancestry]
RECORD OF BURIAL PLACE OF VETERAN
NAME McGrath Lawrence
DATE OF BIRTH [blank]
DATE OF DEATH [blank]
VETERAN OF Civil WAR
SERVED IN ARMY
DATES OF SERVICE 3-23-65 7-10-65
ORGANIZATION(S) Co-E 91-Regt. P. I.
CEMETERY OR PLACE OF INTERMENT NAME St. Canicus
LOCATION Mahanoy Twp.
LOCATION OF GRAVE IN CEMETERY [blank]
INFORMATION GIVEN BY J. R. Wilson DATE 7-10-35
[records of headstones of deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903]
[transcribed 5 January 2015, from FamilySearch]
Pvt Co. E, 91" Regt. Pa Infy
at Mahanoy City Pa
Date of death Apl 23 [sic] - 1887
Headstone supplied by [blank]
Sheldon & Sons,
West [illegible] Vermont,
Contracted Aug 22 [?], 1888 [?]