91st PA: Thomas J Carrick

Thomas J Carrick

Before the war

He was born in 1841/42 (5 (19 in 1861), 8 (19 in 1861), 9 [20 in 1863]). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5, 8, 9).

When he enlisted, he was a weaver, or possibly a brickmason, and was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5 (brickmason), 8 (weaver), 9 (weaver)).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4 inches tall, and had a light complexion, gray eyes, and red hair (5 [ruddy complexion, blue eyes, sandy hair], 8 [light complexion, grey eyes, reed [sic] hair], 9 [5'5-1/2", light grey red]).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 2 December 1861 (1, 5, 8). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Phillips (5, 8). He was mustered in as a private, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5). He was a private in company B (1, 13 (F)).

He was transferred to company F (1, 5).

He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (11).

He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer, on 28 or 30 March 1864 (1, 5, 9 [28 Mar]). He was reenlisted for three years, at Warrenton Junction, Virginia, by Lieutenant H Shipley (9).

On 19 April 1864, he was reported absent on a ten-day furlough (6).

He was promoted to corporal on 20 or 21 October 1864 (2 [20 Oct], 5 [21 Oct], 7 [21 Oct], 10).

He was wounded on 27 October 1864 at Hatcher's Run, Virginia (1).

On 1 February 1865, he went on a furlough, which ended on 11 February 1865 (4). He was reported absent without leave beginning 21 February 2006 (12). He returned on 19 [?] March 1865 (4).

He was reduced to the ranks on 31 May 1865 (3, 5).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 5). He was a private, in company F (13).

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 special order 98, HQ 91st PA, 20 October 1864 (Thomas Carrick)

3 special order 31, HQ 91st PA, 31 May 1865

4 enlisted men's furloughs (Thos Carrick)

5 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 27 June 2004 (Thomas J Carrick; rolls have middle initial 'W' [?])

6 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 19 April 1864 (Carrick)

7 company F, list of non-commissioned officers (Thomas Carrick)

8 company F, descriptive roll, #94 (Thomas Carrick)

9 company F, second descriptive roll, #22 (Thomas Carrick)

10 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 21 October 1864 (Privt Carrick)

11 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (Thomas Carrick)

12 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 21 February 1865 (not named)

13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Thomas W Carrick)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

Records of headstones of deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903
FamilySearch index (accessed 18 Feb 12)
pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed Jan 07)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 17 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Carrick, Thomas W.
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
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