He was born in 1841/42 (3 (19 in 1861), 7 [25 in 1870], 8 [34 in 1880], 10 [47 at death in 1892]). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3, 6, 7, 10).
When he enlisted, he was a laborer (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair (3).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 29 February 1864 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Gregory (3). He was a private in company F (1, 11).
At some point, he was due $300 bounty, and had drawn $20.27 worth of clothing since he had enlisted (3).
He was transferred on 21 January 1865 to the Veterans' Reserve Corp (1, 2, 4 [19 Jan]). When he was transferred, he was a private, in company F (11). He served in the 53rd company of the 2nd battalion of the Veterans' Reserve Corps (5, 9).
He was discharged on 6 September 1865 by general order (1).
On 16 April 1869, he applied successfully for a pension (5, 9).
In 1870, he was living in ward 26, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7). He was a laborer (7). He was living with his wife Margaret and son James (7).
In 1880, he was living at 1929 Ellsworth Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7). He was working in the gas works (7). He was living with his wife Maggie, children James and Mary, and a boarder (7).
In 1890, he was living at 1929 Ellsworth Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8).
On 19 January 1892, he died, of pneumonia, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9, 10). He died at, or was buried from, 1929 Ellsworth Street, Philadelphia Pennsylvania (10). He was married (10). He was a laborer (10).
On 22 January 1892, he was buried at Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10).
On 31 January 1892, his widow, Margaret Carrick, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (5, 9).
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) (James Carreck)
2 company F, register of men transferred (James Carreck)
3 company F, second descriptive roll, #23 (James Carrick [sic])
4 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 16 May 1865 (Carrick)
5 pension index, by name (James Carrick)
6 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 26, microfilm series M593, film 1414, page 554 = 81 handwritten (James Carrick)
7 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 562, microfilm series T9, film 1185, page 690 C = 11 handwritten (James Carrick)
8 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district , enumeration district  (image 1943 of 2610 on Ancestry) (James Carrick)
9 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (James Carrick)
10 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, #15837 [the '5' might be '3'], 19 Jan 1892 (James Carrick Sr)
11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (James Carrick)
|Name||Barnes James||- Mary||- James||- Charles||- Ella||Carrick James||- Margaret||- James|
|Occupation||Clerk Store||Keep House||Machinist||Laborer||No Occupation|
|Real estate value|
|Personal estate value||500|
|Father foreign born|
|Mother foreign born|
|Birth month if born within year||Sept|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year||1||1|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|street name||Elsworth Street|
|dwelling visit #||102|
|family visit #||110|
|name||Carrick James||- Maggie||- James||- Mary E||- Sallie|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||in Gas Works||Keeping House||At School||At Home|
|school this year||1|