91st PA: Charles McManus

Charles McManus

Before the war

He was born in 1837/38 (2 (27 in 1865), 5 (79 in 1920)). He was born in Ireland (2, 5 [New York]).

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

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7-1/2 inches tall, and had a ruddy complexion, grey eyes, and brown hair (2).

During the war

He also served in company I of the 11th New York Infantry (3, 4).

He enlisted and was mustered into service for one year, as a substitute, on 20 March 1865, at Lancaster, Pennsylvania (1, 2, 4 [Feb 65]). He was enlisted and mustered into service by Captain Strouse (2). He was a private in company E (1, 6-7).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 4 [May/June 65]). He was a private, in company E (6-7).

After the war

On 6 August 1890, he applied successfully from New York for a pension (3, 4).

In 1920, he was living at 808 Putnam Avenue, Brooklyn, New York City, New York (5). He was living with his wife Mary C and son Arthur G (5). He was a clerk, for the city (5).

He died on 16 June 1920, at Brooklyn, New York (4).

On 20 July 1920, his widow, Mary C McMannus, applied successfully from New York for a pension (3, 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)

2 descriptive roll, company E, entry 159

3 pension index, by name (Charles G McMannus)

4 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company E (Charles G McMannus)

5 1920 US census, New York, Kings County, New York City, Borough of Brooklyn, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 257 [?], microfilm series T625, film 1151, page 138 A = 7 handwritten (Charles C McMannus)

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

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed March 2007)
one person in Philadelphia had no identifying information

1920 census

[1920 US census, New York, Kings County, New York City, Borough of Brooklyn, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 257 [?], microfilm series T625, film 1151, page 138 A = 7 handwritten]
line282930
streetPutnam Ave
house number[808]  
dwelling visit number[169]  
family visit number[115]  
[although the census-taker did not assign a new family visit number, they did record Charles McManus as the head of household]
nameMcMannus [sic] Charles C- Mary C- Arthur G.
relationshipHeadWifeSon
own/rentR  
free/mortgaged (if owned)   
sexMFM
raceWWW
age at last birthday797237
marital statusMMS
year of immigration 1849 
naturalized/alien Na 
year of naturalization   
attended school since Sept 1919   
can readyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyes
birth placeNew YorkIrelandNew York
native language English 
father's birthplaceNew YorkIrelandNew York
father's native language English 
mother's birthplaceNew YorkIrelandIreland
mother's native language EnglishEnglish
can speak EnglishYesYesYes
occupationClerkNoneSalesman
industry, businessCity Cotton Goods House
employment statusW W
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 7 January 2015, from Fold3]


McMannus Charles
Co. E, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
McManus, Charles.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 16 January 2015]

McManus Charles.
Co. E, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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