91st PA: James Gahagan

James Gahagan

Before the war

He was born in 1816/17 (5 (44 in 1681)). He was born in Wastemich [?], Ireland (5).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4-1/2 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and light hair (5).

During the war

He was mustered into service on 7 October 1861 (1). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Sinex (5). He was mustered in service by Captain Dye (5). He was a private in company D (1, 7 (wagoner), 8 (wagoner), 9 (wagoner)).

He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (6).

On 3 July 1863, he was detailed as a Regimental Hospital Attendant, and ordered to report to Assistant Surgeon William Kier (2).

He was discharged at Camp near Beverly Ford, Virginia, on 10 September 1863, on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 3, 4 [by Maj Genl Sykes]). He was a private, in company D (7, 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)

2 special order 41, HQ 91st PA, 3 July 1863 (James Gehaghen)

3 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 10 September 1863 (Pri Gahagen)

4 company D, register of men discharged, entry 33 (James Gahagan)

5 company D, descriptive roll, privates, entry 5 (James Gahagan)

6 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (James Gahagan)

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

8 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (James Gahugan)

9 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (James Gahagan)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed February 2007)
1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed February 2007)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 16 Apr 2014, from Fold3]


Gahahan, James
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Wagoner | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Gahagan, James

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 16 April 2014]

Gahugan, James
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Wagoner | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Gahagan, James

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 16 April 2014]

Gahagan, James
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Wagoner | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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