91st PA: James Healy

James Healy

Before the war

He was born in February 1839 (9; 3 [21, probably in 1863], 4 [19 in 1862], 7 [59 in 1898], 9 [61 in 1900], 12 [59 in 1898], 13 [59 in 1898]). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3, 7, 9, 12, 13).

When he enlisted, he was a boatman, and was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and black hair (3, 4 [blue eyes]).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 21 January 1862 (1, 4 [20 Dec], 11 [2 Dec 1861]). He was mustered in as a private in company I (1, 4, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19).

He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (6).

He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 26 December 1863 (1, 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Bealton, Virginia, by Lieutenant Swan (3).

He was wounded on 25 May 1864 (1, 4).

He was wounded on 23 June 1864 (3, 10).

On 26 March 1865, he was promoted to corporal, effective 1 March 1865 (1, 2, 3).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 3, 11 [12 July]). He had served for forty-three months (7, 12, 13). He was a corporal, in company I (14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19).

After the war

On 24 March 1870, he applied successfully for a pension (8, 11).

In 1890, he was living in Upper Merion, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (5). He reported no disability (5).

On 26 January 1898, he was admitted to the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (7, 12, 13). In 1898, he was present in the Southern Branch (7). He was admitted from New Jersey (7). He had a gunshot wound in his right thigh (7). He was receiving a pension of $8 per month (7).

In 1900, he was living in the Southern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers , in Elizabeth City County, Virginia (9). He was a peddler (9).

On 16 [?] February 1907, he again applied for a pension (11).

On 25 April 1908, he was dismissed from the Southern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (12). He was receiving a pension of $12 per month (12).

In 1909, he was present at the Mountain Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (13). He was receiving a pension of $12 per month (13).

He died on 21 June 1921, at the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers , in Virginia (11).

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 22, HQ 91st PA, 26 March 1865 (James Healy)

3 company I, descriptive roll, #13 (James Haley)

4 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 24 March 2005 (James Healy)

5 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Upper Merion, supervisor's district 130, enumeration district 250, page 3 (James Haley [?])

6 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (James Healy)

7 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1898. Serial Set volume 3785. Session volume 43, 55th Congress, 3rd Session. House Document 55. Page 385. (James Healy)

8 pension index, by name (James Healey)

9 1900 US census, Virginia, Elizabeth City County, Southern Branch National Home for D.V.S., supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 8, microfilm series T623, film 1706, page 98 = sheet 6 B handwritten (James Healey)

10 'The Ninety-first Pennsylvania volunteers', Philadelphia Inquirer 8 June 1864 page 3 (James Haley)

11 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company I (James Healey)

12 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1908. Letter from the President of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, transmitting the annual report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1908. Serial Set volume 5528, Session volume 118, 60th Congress, 2nd Session, House Document 1106. Nine relevant entries. page 355 (Jas Healey)

13 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1909. Letter from the President of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, transmitting the report of the Board for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1909. Serial Set volume 5817, Session volume 114, 61st Congress, 2nd Session, House Document 262. Page 372. (Jas Haily)

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

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

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

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

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

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

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Upper Merion, supervisor's district 130, enumeration district 250, page 3]
[line] 37
[house] 186
[family] 188
[name] James Haley [?]
[rank] Pri
[company] I [?]
[unit] 91 Pa Inf
[enlistment date] x x 1861
[discharge date] x x 1865
[length of service] 4 years, 0 months, 0 days
[post office address] do do do [sc. Sundeland [??] Montg Co Pa]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Virginia, Elizabeth City County, Southern Branch National Home for D.V.S., supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 8, microfilm series T623, film 1706, page 98 = sheet 6 B handwritten]
line81
street 
house number 
dwelling number 
family number 
nameHealey James
relationshipInmate
colorW
sexM
birth dateFeby 1839
age61
married?S
# years married 
mother of how many children? 
# of children living 
birthplacePennsylvania
father's birthplaceIreland
mother's birthplaceIreland
immigration year 
# years in USA 
naturalized citizen? 
occupationPeddler
# months not employed 
# months in school 
can readYes
can writeYes
speaks EnglishYes
owned/rented 
free or mortgaged 
farm/house 
# of farm schedule 

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 1 May 2014, from Fold3]


Hailey. James
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Corp.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Haily. James

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 11 May 2014]

Haily, James
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Corp.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 1 June 2014]

Haley, James
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Corp.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Haily, James

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 4, transcribed 1 Jun 2014]

Healy James
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Corpl.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Haily James

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 5, transcribed 8 June 2014]

Healey James
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Corpl.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Haily James

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 6, transcribed 8 June 2014]

Heily James
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Corpl.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Haily James

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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