91st PA: Anthony Lally, alias Anthony Gally [or Anthony Gallacher]

Anthony Lally alias Anthony Gally [or Anthony Gallacher]

Alias

He enlisted under the alias 'Anthony Gally' [or 'Anthony Gallacher'] (2, 11, 12).

Before the war

He was born in May/June 1840 (4 (24 in 1864), 5 (24 in 1864), 12). He was born in Ireland (4, 5, 12).

When he enlisted, he was a laborer (4, 5, 12).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (4, 5, 12).

During the war

He was a substitute for James Beck, of Marion Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania (1, 4, 5, 12). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 7 October 1864 (1, 4, 5, 12). He enlisted for one year, at Williamsport, Pennsylvania (4, 5, 12). His enlistment was credited to the 18th congressional district (4, 5). He was a private in company B (1, 9, 10).

He is listed on a Muster and Descriptive Roll of a Detachment of Drafted Men and Substitutes, dated 12 October 1864. [source: 12

On 28 June 1865, he began a furlough, which expired on 13 July 1865 (3).

He is named on a list of men "to be charged" or "not to be charged"--perhaps for lost equipment, when the regiment mustered out--but the list does not say whether he was to be charged (6).

He was absent, on furlough, when the regiment mustered out (1). He was a private, in company B (9, 10).

After the war

On 8 April 1892, his widow, Susan Lally, successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (7, 8).

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) (Anthony Gally)

2 Pension index, by regiment (Anthony Lally, alias Anthony Gally)

3 enlisted men's furloughs (Anthony Gally)

4 company B, [second] descriptive roll, entry 56 (Anthony Gally)

5 company B, [third] descriptive roll, entry 17 (Anthony Gally)

6 list of men who owed money [?], page 2, number 13 (Gally)

7 pension index, by regiment (Anthony Gally, alias for Anthony Lally) [second card]

8 pension index, by name (Anthony Gally, alias for Anthony Lally)

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

10 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Anthony Gally)

11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the State of Pennsylvania (Anthony Gallacheo)

12 compiled service record, 91 Pennsylvania Inf (Anthony Gallacher)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

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

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Anthony Gally in the 91st PA database

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]


Galley, Anthony
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Gally, Anthony

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 16 April 2014]

Gally, Anthony
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 24 May 2014]

Gallacheo, Anthony [the index has 'Gallacher', but the last letter seems to me to clearly be an 'o']
Co. -, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

compiled service record

[compiled service record, Anthony Gallacher, 91 Pennsylvania Infantry]
[transcribed 13 images, from National Archives and Records Administration, 24 May 2014]



[image 1]

1 Gallacheo [sic] Anthony
Co. [blank], 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Private | Private
CARD NUMBERS.
1 22037653
[the rest of the card numbers are blank]

Number of personal papers herein 3 [followed by a crossed-out '0']
Book Mark: [blank]
See also [blank]


[image 2]

[this is blank except for what appears to be a name, which I can't read]


[image 3]

Gallacher. Anthony
Pvt, Co. [blank], [blank] Reg't Pa
3 Inclosures.

Bed Cards [blank]
Burial Records [blank]
Certs. of Dis. for Discharge [blank]
C. M. Charges [blank]
Descriptive Lists [blank]
Discharge Certificates [blank]
Enlistment Papers 3
Final Statements [blank]
Furloughs or L. of A. [blank]
Med. Certificates [blank]
Med. Des. Lists [blank]
Orders [blank]
Pris. of War Record [blank]
Resignations [blank]

Other papers relating to--
Admission to Hosp'l [blank]
Casualty Sheet [blank]
Confinement [blank]
Contracts [blank]
Death or Effects [blank]
Desertion [blank]
Discharge from Hosp'l [blank]
Discharge from Service [blank]
Duty [blank]
Furlough or L. of A. [blank]
Med. Examination [blank]
Misc. Information [blank]
Pay or Clothing [blank]
Personal Reports [blank]
Rank [blank]
Transfer to Hosp'l [blank]
Transfer to V.R.C. [blank]
Transportation [blank]


[image 4]

(No. 290)
SUBSTITUTE
VOLUNTEER ENLISTMENT.
STATE OF Pennsylvania, TOWN OF Williamsport.

I, Anthony Galacher [sic] born in Ireland, aged Twenty four years, and by occupation a Labourer DO HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE to have agreed with James Beck Esq., of Marion Township Centre County State of Penna to become his SUBSTITUTE in the Military Service, far [sic] a sufficient consideration paid and delivered to me, on the Seventh day of October 1864 and having thus agreed with said James Beck I DO HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE to have enlisted this Seventh day of October 1864 to serve as a Soldier in the Army of the United States of America, for the period of One YEAR, unless sooner discharged by proper authority: I do also agree to accept such bounty, pay, rations, and clothing, as are, or may be established by law for soldiers. And I do solemnly swear that I will bear true and faithful allegiance to the United States of America; that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies or opposers whomsoever; and that I will observe and obey the orders of the President of the United States, and the orders of the Officers appointed over me, according to the Rules and Articles of War.


SWORN and subscribed to, at Williamsport this 7th day of October 1864
BEFORE Daniel Repap [?] Justice of the Peace

Anthony Gallacher x his mark

We certify on Honor, That we have carefully examined the above named Volunteer Substitute agreeably to the Regulations, and that, in our opinion, he is free from all bodily defects and mental infirmity which would in any way disqualify him from performing the duties of a soldier; that he was entirely sober when enlisted; that he is of lawful age, (not under 18 years;) and that, in accepting him as duly qualified to perform the duties of an able-bodied soldier, and as a Substitute in lieu of [blank] drafted in Sep. 27, 1864, we have strictly observed the Regulations which govern in such cases. This soldier has Blue eyes, Brown hair, dark complexion; is 5 feet 6 1/2 inches high.


Wm H Blair Provost Marshal.
[illegible] Commissioner of Board.
T F Duncan Surgeon of Board

Board of Enrollment of [blank] Dist. of [blank]


[image 5]

DECLARATION OF SUBSTITUTE.

I, Anthony Gallacher desiring to ENLIST in the Army of the United States, for One YEAR, Do declare, That I am Twenty four years and Four months of age; that I have never been discharged from the United States service on account of disability or by sentence of a court martial; and I know of no impediment to my serving honestly and faithfully as a soldier for One year.

GIVEN at Williamsport Pa the 7th day of October 1864

Witness: Daniel Repap
Anthony Gallacher x his mark


[image 6]

1 Pa Cav. [this is handwritten, above the printed form]

No. [blank]
Anthony Gallacher
Enlisted at Williamsport
As Substitute for
James Beck
On the 7th day of Oct 1864
By [blank] Board of Enrollment, [blank] Dist. of [blank]

Dec. 1895. This paper was formerly filed in the Enrolment Div. B. & F.O.


[image 7-9]

[this is a second copy of the volunteer enlistment, declaration of recruit, and card; see images 4-6 above]


[images 10-12]

[this is a third copy of the volunteer enlistment, which spells his family name with two 'l's, and of the declaration of recruit, and card; see images 4 to 6 above]


[image 13]

G | 91 | Pa.
Anthony Gallacheo [sic--the final 'o' could perhaps be a very badly written 'r']
Appears with rank of Pvt on
Muster and Descriptive Roll of a Detachment of Drafted Men and Substitutes forwarded
for the 91 Reg't Pennsylvania Inf. Roll dated
Cp. Biddle, Carlisle Pa, Oct. 12, 1864.

Where born Ireland
Age 24 y'rs; occupation Laborer

Drafted and mustered in:
When Oct 7, 1864.
Where Williamsport
Period 1 years.

Eyes Blue; hair Brown
Complexion Dark; height 5 ft 6 1/2 in.
Paid bounty and advance pay, $[blank]
Bounty due $[blank]
Where credited [blank]
Company to which assigned [blank]
Remarks: Sub for James Beck Marion twp. Centre Co. Pa.

not taken up on the Rolls of any Co. of Rgt.

Book mark: [blank]
J B [??] Taylor Copyist.

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