91st PA: Patrick Gallagher

Patrick Gallagher

Before the war

He was born in 1844/45 (3 (19 in 1864)). He was born in Ireland (3 [residence Ireland at enlistment!]).

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

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair (3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private on 16 March 1864, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 3). He was a private in company D (1, 5).

He deserted on 18 or 24 March 1864, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1 [18 Mar], 3, 4 [24 Mar]). He was a private, in company D (5).

On 27 April 1864, Sinex asked that he be sent to the regiment (2).

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 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 27 April 1864

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 31 May 2004 (Patrick Gallagher)

4 company D, register of deserters (Patrick Gallagher)

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

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]


Gallagher, Patrick
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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