91st PA: John G Brosnahan

John G Brosnahan

Before the war

He was born in 1838/39 (3 (22 in 1861)). He was born in New York state (3).

When he enlisted, he was a machinist (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, dark eyes, and dark hair (3).

During the war

He enlisted before enlisting in the 91st (3).

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 15 October 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, by Lieutenant Pierce, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3). He was a corporal in company F (1, 4, 5).

He deserted from Camp Chase, on 30 or 31 October 1861 (1, 2, 3 [about 30 Oct]). He was a corporal in company F (1, 4, 5).

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) (John Brosnaham)

2 company F, register of deserters, #1 (John G Brosnahan)

3 company F, descriptive roll, #13 (John G Brosnahan [the 'n' is clear])

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

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed March 2007)
1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (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 11 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Brosnahan John G.
     John
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Corpl. | Corpl.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 13 March 2014]

Brosmahan, John
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Corpl | Corpl.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Brosnahan, John G.
     or John

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

possible spouse's death notice

[death notice, Philadelphia Inquirer 19 July 1912, page 7, Hanorah Brosnahan]
[I do not know whether her husband is the John Brosnahan who served in the 91st]

BROSNAHAN.--16th inst., HANORAH [sic], wife of John D Brosnahan and daughter of late George and Ellen Barnett. Relatives and friends also the Sacred Heart Confraternity of St Ann's, invited to funeral, Sat. 8.30 A M, husband's residence, 2307 E Huntingdon st. Solemn requiem mass, St Ann's, 10 AM Interment New Cathedral.


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