91st PA: Patrick Farrell

Patrick Farrell

Before the war

He was born in 1825/26 (3 (35 in 1861), 6 [28 in 1860]). He was born in Ireland (3, 6).

In 1860, he was living in ward 24, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6). He was living with his wife Julia (6). He was a day laborer, and owned $75 in personal property (6).

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

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, gray eyes, and dark hair (3).

During the war

He was enlisted and mustered into service on 3 October 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Pierce (3). He was a private in company F (3, 7).

He was discharged at Carroll Hill Barracks, on 16 April 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 2, 3 from US Hospital, Philadelphia, PA]). He was a private, in company F (7).

After the war

On 27 February 1864, his widow, Julia Farrell, applied unsuccessfully for a pension (4, 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) (Patrick Farrell)

2 company F, register of men discharged [2 entries] (Patrick Farrell)

3 company F, descriptive roll, #51 (Patrick Farrell)

4 pension index, by name (Patrick Farrell)

5 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (Patrick Farrell)

6 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 24, precinct 1, microfilm series M653, film 1175, page 541 = 214 handwritten (Patrick Farrel)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed May 2007)

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 24, precinct 1, microfilm series M653, film 1175, page 541 = 214 handwritten]
line1415
Dwelling number1000"
Family number1121"
NamePatrick FarrelJulia "
Age2828
SexMF
Color  
OccupationDay Laborer 
Value of real estate owned  
Value of personal estate75 
Place of birth" [sc. Ireland]"
Married within year  
Attended school within year  
Cannot read & write  
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.  

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 3 Apr 2014, from Fold3]


Farrell Patrick
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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