91st PA: Arthur Bloomley

Arthur Bloomley

Before the war

He was born in March [?] 1837, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [sources: date: 15; 8 (25 in 1861), 9 (25 in 1861), 12 (23 in 1860), 13 (33 in 1870), 14 (43 in 1880), 15 (63 in 1900). place: 8, 12, 13, 14, 15]

In 1860, he was living in the 18th ward of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a day laborer. [source: 12]

When he enlisted, he was a clerk, and was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [sources: 8, 9]

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 3-1/2 inches tall, and had a light complexion, light eyes, and light hair. [sources: 8 (5'3-1/2"), 9 (5'4")]

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private, on 4 December 1861, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Gilbert. He was a private in company A. [sources: 8, 9 (mustered in as corporal), 10, 18, 19, 20, 21]

He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg. [source: 17]

On 23 August 1863, Private Brumley returned to duty from corps headquarters. And on 26 August 1863, Sinex reported that Arthur Bromley had been on duty as Provost Guard at Corps Headquarters, and had returned. I assume this is Arthur Bloomley. [sources: 3, 5]

He was promoted to fifth corporal, on 1 October 1863. [sources: 4, 6, 7]

He was mustered into service as a veteran volunteer on 26 December 1863, at Bealton, Virginia. [sources: 1 (original enlistment as vet), 2 (original enlistment), 9, 10]

He was wounded on 18 June 1864 at Petersburg, Virginia. [source: 1]

He was discharged by general order (of Major General Ayres [?]) on 10 September 1864. He was a corporal in company A. [sources: 1, 8, 9, 10 (25 Sep 64), 16 (discharged for disability), 18, 19, 20, 21]

After the war

He applied successfully for a pension on 5 October 1864. [sources: 2, 11]

In 1870, he was living in the 25th ward of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a U[?]S watchman. [source: 13]

In 1880, he was living at 528 Richmond Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a bookkeeper. [source: 14]

In 1890, he was living in Maurice River Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey (post office Heislerville). He had lost a limb. [source: 10]

In 1900, he was living in Maurice River Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey. He was a bookkeeper. [source: 15]

He died on 13 November 1905. [source: 2]

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 pension index, by regiment (Arthur Blomley)

3 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 26 August 1863

4 special order 99, HQ 91st PA, 1 October 1863 (Arthur Blomly)

5 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 23 August 1863 (Private Brumley [?])

6 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 1 Oct 1863 (Priv Blomley)

7 register of non-commissioned officers, co.A (Arthur Bloomly [?])

8 company A descriptive roll, entry 79 (Arthur Blomley)

9 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 5 May 2004 (Arthur Bloomley)

10 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, New Jersey, Cumberland County, Maurice River Township, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 44, page [3] (Arthur Blomley)

11 pension index by name (Arthur Blomley [sic])

12 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 18, microfilm series M653, film 1168, page 145 = 145 handwritten, post office Kensington (Arthur Bromley)

13 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 25 district 82, microfilm series M593, film 1412, page 53 = 105 handwritten, post office Bridesburg (Arther Bromley)

14 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 357, microfilm series T9, film 1177, page 158B = 2 handwritten (Arthur Blomley)

15 1900 US census, New Jersey, Cumberland County, Maurice River, 2nd precinct, supervisor's district 6, enumeration district 137, microfilm series T623, film 961, page 96 = sheet 5B handwritten (Arthur Blomley)

16 consolidated morning report, 20 September 1864 (Arthur Blomley)

17 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (Arthur Bromley)

18 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Arthur Blomley)

19 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Brumley Auther)

20 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Arther Blonley)

21 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Arther Bloomley)

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Arthur Bloomley in the 91st PA database

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 18, microfilm series M653, film 1168, page 145 = 145 handwritten, post office Kensington]
[identification is * ]
[I have not transcribed the other people in his household; the head of household is Abigail Noble]
line13
Dwelling number[902]
Family number[1047]
NameArthur Bromly
Age23
Sexm
Color 
OccupationDay Laborer
Value of real estate owned 
Value of personal estate 
Place of birthdo [sc. Penna]
Married within year 
Attended school within year 
Cannot read & write 
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc. 

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 25 district 82, microfilm series M593, film 1412, page 53 = 105 handwritten, post office Bridesburg]
[identification is * ]
[I have not transcribed the other people in this household. The head of household was Ann Glinter [??]; column 1 has written in it "Boarding house"]
line4
Dwelling-house number[766]
Family number[818]
NameBromley Arther [sic]
Age33
SexM
ColorW
OccupationU [?] S Watchman
Real estate value 
Personal estate value 
BirthplacePennsylvania
Father foreign born1
Mother foreign born1
Birth month if born within year 
Marriage month if married within year 
Attended school past year 
Can't read 
Can't write 
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc. 
Male US citizen at least 21 years old1
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ... 

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 357, microfilm series T9, film 1177, page 158B = 2 handwritten]
[identification is * ]
[I did not transcribe the other people in this household; the head of household was Thomas Vance (and the other people are all members of his family)]
line15
street nameRichmond St
house number[528]
dwelling visit #[11]
family visit #[11]
nameBlomley Arthur
colorW
sexM
age43
month born if born in year 
relationshipBros [?]
single1
married 
widowed/divorced 
married during year 
occupationBookkeeper
months unemployed2
currently ill? 
blind 
deaf/dumb 
idiotic 
insane 
disabled 
school this year 
can't read 
can't write 
birthplacePhilada
father's birthplacePhilada
mother's birthplacePhilada

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, New Jersey, Cumberland County, Maurice River Township, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 44, page [3]]
[identification is confirmed by reference to his service in the 91st]

[line] 28
[house] 184
[family] 183
[name] Arthur Blomley
[rank] Private
[company] A
[unit] 91 Pa inf
[enlistment date] 4 Dec 1861
[discharge date] 25 Sept 1864
[length of service] 2 years, 9 months 21 days
[post office address] Heislerville
[disability incurred] Loss of Limb
[remarks] Reinlisted Veteran

1900 census

[1900 US census, New Jersey, Cumberland County, Maurice River, 2nd precinct, supervisor's district 6, enumeration district 137, microfilm series T623, film 961, page 96 = sheet 5B handwritten]
[identification is * ]
[I have not transcribed the other people in this household; the head is [illegible] Thompson (?)]
line100
street 
house number 
dwelling number[110]
family number[111]
nameBlomley Arthur
relationshipBorder [sic]
colorW
sexM
birth dateMar [?] 1837
age 63
married?S
# years married 
mother of how many children? 
# of children living 
birthplacePennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvania
immigration year 
# years in USA 
naturalized citizen? 
occupationBook keeper
# months not employed 
# months in school 
can readyes
can writeyes
speaks Englishyes
owned/rented 
free or mortgaged 
farm/house[house]
# 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 2 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Blomley, Arthur
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Corpl.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 7 March 2014]

Auther, Brumley
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Cpl.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Blomley, Arthur.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 15 March 2014]

Blonley, Arther
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Corpl
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Blomley, Arthur

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 4, transcribed 16 March 2014]

Bloomley, Arther
Co. A, 91 [?] Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Corpl.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Blomley, Arthur

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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