91st PA: Charles Lafferty

Charles Lafferty

Before the war

He was born in 1842/43 (5 (21 in 1864), 6 [48 in 1892], 9 [66 (?) in 1910], 10 [48 in 1892]). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5, 6, 9, 19).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and brown hair (5).

During the war

He also served in company B of the 29th Pennsylvania Infantry (8, 10). He served for seventeen months (10).

He was mustered into service in the 91st Pennsylvania on 20 February 1864 (1, 8). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Brooke (5). He was a private in company I (1, 10, 11, 12, 13).

He was promoted to corporal on 22 October 1864 (2, 4).

On 27 April 1865, he was promoted to sergeant, effective 1 April 1865 (1, 3).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 4, 5, 8). He served for seventeen months (6, 10). He was a sergeant, in company I (11, 12, 13).

After the war

On 24 July 1890, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (7, 8).

On 20 August 1892, he was admitted to the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (6). He was admitted from Pennsylvania (6). He had heart disease (6).

In 1893, he was present in the Central Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (6). He was receiving a pension of $6 per month (6).

On 20 February 1907, he again applied for a pension (8).

In 1910, he was living in the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Jefferson County, Ohio (9). He was widowed [?] (9).

He died on 28 May 1916, at the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, in Ohio (8, 10). He was receiving a pension of $24 per month (10).

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 101, HQ 91st PA, 25 October 1864

3 special order 25, HQ 91st PA, 27 April 1865 (Charles Lafferty)

4 company I, list of non-commissioned officers (Charles Lafferty)

5 company I, descriptive roll, #6 (Charles Lafferty)

6 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1893. Serial Set volume 3151, session volume 1, 53rd Congress, 1st Session. House Miscellaneous Document 35. Page 717. (Chas Lafferty)

7 pension index, by name (Charles Lafferty)

8 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company I (Charles Lafferty)

9 1910 US census, Ohio, Montgomery County, Jefferson Township, National Military Home, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 135, microfilm series T624, film 1218, page 248 B = 8 handwritten (Charles Lafferty [?])

10 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1916. Serial Set volume 7226, session volume 100, 64th Congress, 2nd Session, House Document 1781. Page 333 (Charles Lafferty)

11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Charles Laffrty)

12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Charles Laferty)

13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Charles Lafferty)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

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

1910 census

[1910 US census, Ohio, Montgomery County, Jefferson Township, National Military Home, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 135, microfilm series T624, film 1218, page 248 B = 8 handwritten]
[much of this line was very hard to read]
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street[illegible]
house nr 
dwelling nr 
family nr 
nameLafferty [?] Charles
relationship 
sexM
colorW
age66 [??]
marital statusWd [?]
#years present marriage 
mother of # children 
mother of # living children 
birthplacePennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvania
immigrated 
naturalized/alien 
speaks EnglishEnglish
occupationNone
nature of industry etc. 
employer etc. 
out of work 15 Apr 1910? 
# weeks out of work 1909 
can readyes
can writeyes
school since 1 Sep 09 
owned/rented 
owned free or mortagaged 
farm/house 
nr on farm schedule 
civil war vetUA
blind 
deaf & dumb 

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 24 August 2014, from Fold3]


Laffrty Charles
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Sgt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Lafferty Charles

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribe 24 November 2014]

Laferty Charles
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Sgt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Lafferty Charles

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 25 November 2014]

Lafferty Charles
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Sgt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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