91st PA: John E Cochran

John E Cochran

Before the war

He was born in 1838/39 (3 (22 in 1861), 4 (22 in 1861)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4).

When he enlisted, he was a sailor, and was living in Philadelphia (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and black hair (3 [5'5", dark complexion, black eyes, dark hair], 4 [5'6-1/2", dark complexion, grey eyes, black hair]).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 1 October 1861 (1, 3, 4, 70). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Keyser (3, 4). He was mustered in as a private (3). He was a private in company B (1, 11 (co. C)).

He was transferred to company C (1, 3).

On 16 May 1863, he was assigned as a guard at Division Headquarters (2).

He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 26 December 1863, at Bealton, Virginia (1, 3).

He was absent, sick in hospital, when the regiment mustered out (1, 3).

He was discharged on 1 October 1865 (6). He was a private, in company C (11).

After the war

On 29 March 1888, he unsuccessfully applied for a pension (7, 10).

In 1890, he was living at 242 Pine Street, Camden, New Jersey (6).

On 5 March 1897, he died (8, 9). Invited to the funeral were members of the John A Logan Post, No. 162 Grand Army of the Republic, and the New Jersey Lodge, No. 1, International Order of Muscovites (9). On 9 March 1897, he was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Camden, Camden County, New Jersey (8, 9). He was buried from his late residence, 242 Pine Street, Camden, New Jersey (8, 9).

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 E Cochran)

2 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 16 May 1863 (Private Cochran)

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 27 June 2004 (John E Cochran)

4 company C, descriptive roll, entry 83 (John Cochran)

5 company C, untitled list, probably of status at muster out, entry 19 (John Cochran)

6 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, New Jersey, Camden, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 170, page 2 (John Cochran)

7 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company C (John Cochran)

8 Find a grave, memorial 69406805, created by Meges, added 6 May 2011, accessed 25 October 2012 (John Cochran)

9 death notice, Philadelphia Inquirer, 6 March 1897, page 8 (John Cochran)

10 pension index, by name (John Cochran)

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

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John E Cochran in the 91st PA database

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, New Jersey, Camden, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 170, page 2]
[line] 22
[house] 142
[family] 158
[name] Cochran John
[rank] Priv
[company] C
[unit] 91 Pa Inf
[enlistment date] 24 Dec 63
[discharge date] 1 Oct 65
[length of service] 1 year, 8 months, 7 days
[post office address] 242 Pine St " " [sc. Camden NJ]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 23 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


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

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death notice

[death notice, Philadelphia Inquirer, 6 March 1897, page 8, John Cochran]
[transcribed 25 October 2012, from GenealogyBank]

COCHRAN.--On March 5, 1897, John Cochran, aged 57 years. The relatives and friends of the family, also John A. Logan Post, No. 102, G.A.R., also New Jersey Lodge, No. 1, I.O.M., also Company C, Ninety-first Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, on Tuesday 9th inst., at 1 o'clock, from his late residence 242 Pine street, Camden, N.J. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.


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