91st PA: Thomas Hunley

Thomas Hunley

Before the war

He was born in 1846/47 (2 (18 in 1865)).

Description

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

During the war

He also served in companies B and C of the 136th Illinois Infantry (4, 6).

He was a substitute (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 25 March 1865 (1, 2, 6 [20 Feb 1865]). He was enlisted for one year, at Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, by Captain Lloyd (2). He was a private in company C (1, 7, 8).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 6). He was a private, in company C (7, 8).

After the war

On 10 May 1889, he applied successfully from Texas for a pension (4, 6).

In 1890, he was living in Austin, Texas (5).

On 12 March 1907, he again applied for a pension (6).

He died on 26 December 1916, at Castle, Oklahoma (6).

On 7 February 1917, his widow, Amanda Hunley, applied successfully from Oklahoma for a pension (4, 6).

On 26 January 1920, a contesting widow, Hattie Hunley, applied unsuccessfully from Illinois for a pension (4, 6).

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) (Thomas Hunley)

2 company C, descriptive roll, entry 169 (Thomas Hunley)

3 company C, untitled list, probably of status at muster out, entry 114 (Thomas Hunley)

4 pension index, by name (Thomas Hunley)

5 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Texas, Austin, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 1, page [1] (Thomas Hunley)

6 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company C (Thomas Hunley)

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

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

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Texas, Austin, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 1, page [1]]
[line] 5
[house] 62
[family] 66
[name] Thomas Hunley
[rank] [blank]
[company] [blank]
[unit] [blank]
[enlistment date] [blank]
[discharge date] [blank]
[length of service] [blank]
[post office address] " " [sc. Archer [illegible]]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

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]


Hanley. Thomas
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Hunley. Thomas

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 15 Jun 14]

Hunley, Thomas
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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