91st PA: Bernard Clonohan

Bernard Clonohan

Before the war

He was born in 1839/40 (3 (23 [?] in 1863)). He was born in Ireland (3).

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

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 [?] inches tall, and had a dark complexion, brown eyes, and dark hair (3).

During the war

He was a substitute (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service in the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 26 July 1863 (1, 3, 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Pottsville, Pennsylvania (3). His enlistment was credited to the 10th congressional district (3).

By order of General Griffin, he was to forfeit his pay and allowances from 15 February to 26 June 1864, and make good the time he had lost by desertion (3).

A general court martial sentenced him to forfeit his pay and allowances from 27 August to September 1864, to forfeit $10.00 of his monthly pay for twelve months, to have $14.75 [?] deducted for clothing, and to have $30 deducted for his apprehension (3).

He was transferred from the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry (1). He was a private in company B (1, 4).

He may have been charged for lost equipments, perhaps when the regiment mustered out (2).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1). He was a private, in company B (4).

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) (Bernard Clonohan)

2 list of men who owed money [?] (Barney Clonahen)

3 company B, [third] descriptive roll, entry 106 (Bernard Clonohan [?])

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed January 2007)

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[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
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Chonohan Bernard
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt.| Pvt.
See also 118 Pa. Vols.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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