91st PA: Thomas Delaney

Thomas Delaney

Other

According to the pension index by regiment, he enrolled under the alias 'Thomas Finegan' (4). However, the regimental records have his name as 'Thomas Delaney'. The 1890 census lists his name as "Thomas Finigan alias Thomas Delaney" (5).

Before the war

He was born in Canada (2, 3). He was born in 1843/44 (2 (21 in 1865), 3 (21 in 1865)).

When he enlisted, he was a farm[er] (2, 3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9-1/2 inches tall, and had a florid complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (2, 3).

During the war

He was a substitute for J B Linganend [?] (or Bingard?) (1, 2, 3). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 27 March 1865 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5). He was enlisted for three [sic] years, at West Chester, Pennsylvania, by Captain Crestmann (2, 3). He was mustered in as a private in company K (1, 2, 6). His service was credited to the 68th subvisision of the 7th congressional district (2, 3).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 4, 5) He served for 3 mnonths and 17 days (5). He was a private, in company K (6).

After the war

In 1890, he was living in Beekmantown, Clinton County, New York (5). He had lung disease (5).

On 18 July 1890, he applied successfully for a pension (4).

He died on 18 February 1928, at Schenectady, New York (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) (Thomas Delaney)

2 company K, third descriptive roll (Thomas Delaney)

3 company K, fourth descriptive roll (Thomas Delaney)

4 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (and second card) (Thomas Delaney alias Thomas Finegan)

5 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, New York, Clinton County, Beekmantown, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 7, age [1], line 8 (Thomas Finigan alias Thomas Delaney)

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

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, New York, Clinton County, Beekmantown, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 7, age [1]]
[line] 8
[house] [blank]
[family] [blank]
[name] Thomas Finigan alias Thomas Delaney
[rank] Private
[company] K
[unit] 91 Pennsylvania
[enlistment date] 27 March 1865
[discharge date] 10 July 1865
[length of service] 0 years, 3 months, 17 days
[post office address] Beekmantown, Clinton Co., N.Y.
[disability incurred] Lung Disease
[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 28 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Delaney Thomas
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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