91st PA: John Clark

John Clark

Before the war

He was born in 1839/40 (2 (25 in 1865)). He was born in Donegal, Ireland (2).

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

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, dark eyes, and dark hair (2).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 6 February 1865 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5). He was enlisted for one year, at Norristown, Pennsylvania, by Captain Yerkes (2). He was a private in company D (1, 7).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 3 [12 Jul], 5). He was a private, in company D (7).

After the war

In 1890, he was living at 528 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3). He had been shot in the hand at Gettysburg (3).

On 9 October 1891, he successfully applied for a pension (5, 6).

He again applied for a pension on 18 February 1907 (5).

He died on 30 January 1922, at Lansdowne [?], [Delaware County], Pennsylvania (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 Clark)

2 company D, [second] descriptive roll, entry 107 (John Clark)

3 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 619, page [3] (image 2024 on Ancestry) (John J Clark)

4 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 15 February 1865 (Recruit Clark)

5 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company D (John Clark)

6 pension index, by name (John Clark)

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

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John Clark in the 91st PA database

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 619, page [3] (image 2024 on Ancestry)]
[line] 43
[house] 399
[family] 406
[name] Clark, John J
[rank] Private
[company] D
[unit] 91 Penn Vol inf
[enlistment date] 6 Feb 1865
[discharge date] 12 July 1865
[length of service] x years, 6 months, 6 days
[post office address] 62 John J Clark 528 Walnut
[disability incurred] Shot in Hand
[remarks] at Gettysburg

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 21 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Clark. John C.
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory

[I could not find him in the transcription on Ancestry]

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