91st PA: James F Henesey

James F Henesey

Before the war

He was born in 1838/29 (2 (24 in 1863)). He was born in Toronto, Canada (2).

When he enlisted, he was a machinist (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 10 inches tall, and had a brown complexion, gray eyes, and black hair (2).

During the war

He was '[f]ormerly in [the] "Rebel Army"' (2, 3).

He was a substitute (1, 3). He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private in the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 1 August 1863 (1, 2, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Frankford, Pennsylvania, by Captain Yardley (?) (2, 3).

He was transferred from the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry to the 91st Pennsylvania Infantry by special order 138, headquarters, Army of the Potomac (1 June 1865) (2). He was a private in company A of the 91st Pennsylvania (1, 4, 5).

He was transferred to detached service at Camp Chase, Ohio, in July 1865 (2).

He was absent on detached service when the regiment mustered out (1, 3). He was a private, in company A (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) (James Henesey)

2 company A descriptive roll, entry 185 (James I [?] Henesey)

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 5 May 2004 (James Henesey)

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

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index
pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed April 2006)

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James F Henesey 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 1 Jun 2014, from Fold3]


Henssey James F.
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Hennesey James
     James F.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 8 June 2014]

Hennesy James
     James F
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also 118" Pa. Vols.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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