91st PA: Francis Lewis ('Lewis') Lammey

Francis Lewis ("Lewis") Lammey

Before the war

He was born about 1844, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Francis Lammey and Eleanor [unknown family name]. (They were married on 13 May 1839, in the Salem Methodist Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They had four children, including Emma (14 in 1863) and Robert Morris (12 in 1863).) [sources: date: 5, 7, 10 (14 in 1860), 13 (6 in 1850); but see 7's reference to 'consent of parents' suggesting he was underage at enlistment. place: 7, 10, 13, 16. parents: 10, 13, 16.]

In 1850, he was living in ward 1, Moyamensing, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. He was living with Francis and Ellen Lammey (presumably his parents), and with John and Emma Lammey (presumably his siblings). He had attended school within the year. [source: 13]

On 30 June 1856, his father died. He supported his mother. [source: 16]

In 1860, he was living in the 3rd ward of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He had attended school within the year. He was living with his mother Eleanor Lamey. [source: 10]

When he enlisted, he was a prin[ter]. He had worked as a printer for about two years before enlisting, and had earned about four dollars per week. [sources: 7, 16]

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and light hair. [source: 7]

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 13 November 1861. He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Casner. He was mustered in as a private in company H, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Morris Kayser. [sources: 1, 4, 5, 7, 16, 17 (co.K), 18 (co.K), 19 (co. K), 20 (co.K), 21 (co. K)]

He was transferred on 4 December 1861 to company K. [sources: 1, 4, 5]

He was wounded on 3 May 1863 at Chancellorsville, Virginia. A musket ball entered his right buttock and exited in front of the right trochanter major. The upper part of his right femur was donated to the US Army Medical Museum. He was held by the Confederates in a near-by home from 4 May through 12 May. He was reported missing in action on 7 May 1863. On 12 May he was paroled, and sent to a Union field hospital. He was admitted to a Field Hospital on 13 May 1863. On 19 May 1963, he was reported gained from missing in action. On 14 June 1863, he was admitted to a hospital in Washington DC. [sources: 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, 12 (missing), 14, 15 (missing), 16]

He died in Douglas Hospital, Washington, DC, on 26 June 1863 of the wounds he had received at Chancellorsville. He was buried on 28 June 1863, at Ronaldson's Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniau. He was a private, in company K. [sources: 1, 5, 6, 8 (see this for details of his treatment), 14 (25 June, of exhaustion), 16 (immediate cause exhaustion from profuse discharge of pus), 17, 18, 19, 20, 21]

After the war

On 24 July 1863, his mother, Eleanor Lammy, applied successfully for a pension. She received certificates from (among others) Adam Murphy (approved by Eli G Sellers) (30 November 1864) and John F Casner (23 March 1864 [?]). She was admitted to a pension of eight dollars per month on 6 June 1865, retroactive to 26 June 1863. [sources: 9, 11, 16]

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 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 7 May 1863 (Louis Lammy)

3 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 19 May 1863 (Lewis T Lammy)

4 company H, register of men transferred (Lewis Lenny [?])

5 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 13 March 2005 (Lewis Lammey [rolls have 'Larnmay])

6 company K, register of deaths (Lewis Lammy)

7 company K, descriptive roll (Lewis Lammey)

8 Circular No. 2. War Department. Surgeon General's Office. Washington, January 2, 1869. A report on excisions of the head of the femur for gunshot injury, p.75. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1869. (available on Google Books) (Louis P L---)

9 pension index, by name (Lewis F Lammy)

10 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 3, microfilm series M653, film 1153, page 252 = 28 handwritten (Lewis Lamey)

11 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (Lewis G Lammy)

12 'The ninety-first Pennsylvania volunteers', Philadelphia Press, Wednesday 13 May 1863, page 2 (Lewis F Lanning)

13 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Moyamensing, ward 1, microfilm series M432, film 809, page 209 = 919 handwritten (Lewis Lammey)

14 Catalogue of the United States Army Medical Museum. Prepared under the direction of the Surgeon General, U. S. Army. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1866. (L.P.L.)

15 'The Ninety-first Pennsylvania at Chancellorville', Philadelphia Inquirer 13 May 1863, page 8 (Lewis F Lanning)

16 National Archives and Records Administration, RG 15, Case files of approved pension applications of widows and other dependents of Civil War veterans, ca 1861 - ca 1910, certificate WC 48739, Eleanor Lammey (Francis Lewis Lammey)

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

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

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

20 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Lenney Lewis)

21 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Lewis Lenny)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1870 US census
Heritage Quest and FamilySearch indices (accessed August 2010)
1880 US census
Heritage Quest and FamilySearch indices (accessed August 2010)
1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed March 2007)
1900 US census
Heritage Quest and FamilySearch indices (accessed August 2010)
1910 US census
Heritage Quest index (accessed August 2010)
1920 US census
Heritage Quest and FamilySearch indices (accessed August 2010)
1930 US census
Footnote index (accessed August 2010)

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Moyamensing, ward 1, microfilm series M432, film 809, page 209 = 919 handwritten]
line910111213
Dwellings visited682""""
Families visited911""""
NameFrancis LammeyEllen doJohn doLewis doEmma do
Age3330962
SexMFMMF
Color     
Occupation of males over 15 yearsCordwainer    
Real estate owned     
Birthplacedo [sc. Ireland]doPennadodo
Married within year     
Attended school within year  11 
Over 20 & can't read/write     
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.     

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 3, microfilm series M653, film 1153, page 252 = 28 handwritten]
line2122232425
Dwelling number198    
Family number223    
NameEleanor LameyJohn "Lewis "Enoria [?] "Morris "
Age401814128
Sexfmmfm
Color     
Occupation Salesman   
Value of real estate owned4000    
Value of personal estate400    
Place of birth" [sc. Ireland]Philada"""
Married within year     
Attended school within year  111
Cannot read & write     
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.     

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 18 September 2014, from Fold3]


Lammy Lewis
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Lammey Lewis

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 24 November 2014]

Lamny Lewis
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Lammey Lewis

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 25 November 2014]

Lammey Lewis
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 4, transcribed 26 November 2014]

Lenney Lewis
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Lemmey Lewis

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 5, transcribed 26 November 2014]

Lenny Lewis
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Lammey Lewis

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

Fatal injury

[Circular No. 2. War Department. Surgeon General's Office. Washington, January 2, 1869. A report on excisions of the head of the femur for gunshot injury, p.75. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1869. (available on Google Books)]

CASE 67.--"Private Louis P. L---, Co. K., 91st Pennsylvania Volunteers, aged 17 years, was wounded at the battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3d, 1863, by a musket ball, which entered through the right buttock and emerged in front of the right trochanter major. On the following day the man fell into the hands of the enemy, and was removed from the field to a home near by, where for nine days he was without surgical attention. On May 12th he was paroled and received into a field hospital. The parts were inflamed and swollen. Profuse suppuration ensued, and pus burrowed extensively among the muscles of the thigh. An incision was made and a large quantity of pus was evacuated. Bed sores formed over the sacrum, along the crest of the illium, and around the trochanter. On June 14th, the patient was conveyed by steamer to Washington, and admitted into the Douglas Hospital, under the care of Acting Assistant Surgeon Carlos Carvallo. He was treated by rest, position, warm water dressings, poultices sprinkled with powered bark upon the denuded surfaces, egg-nog, brandy toddy, and at night morphia. On the 19th, there was severe pain at intervals in the right knee and ankle-joints, which was relieved by camphor mixture. On June 20th, the patient was moved to a water bed. There was, meanwhile, a copious discharge of bloody fluid from the wound in the buttock. The pulse was at 110 and feeble. On the 23d, he suffered a severe rigor, and again on the 25th. One grain of quinine with one-sixth of a grain of morphia were given meantime every second hour. Stimulants were liberally administered. Death took place on June 26th, 1863. The autopsy revealed only simple congestion of the lungs; the other viscera were nearly normal." The pathological specimen is represented in the adjacent wood-cut, (FIG. 43,) and presents an oblique perforation between the great trochanter and neck of the right femur. The hip-joint was opened; the articular surfaces were roughened by absorption.

widow's pension certificate file

[National Archives and Records Administration, RG 15, Case files of approved pension applications of widows and other dependents of Civil War veterans, ca 1861 - ca 1910]
[certificate WC 48739]
[transcribed from Footnote, June 2011]


[page 1]
Box 31999
Cert 48739
Elenor Lammey ok

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Phil
WAR OF 1861.
Act of July 14, 1862.
48,739

CLAIM FOR MOTHER'S PENSION.

BRIEF in the case of Eleanor Lammey, mother of Lewis F Lammey priv. Co. "K" 91. Pa. Vols. resident of Philadelphia County and State of Pennsylvania Post Office address Philadelphia, Catharine St. below Broad [?] St. south side.


DECLARATION AND IDENTIFICATION IN DUE FORM.
PROOF EXHIBITED.
Service.
Adj't. Genl's report showing Lewis Lammy "Died at Hospital in Washington June 26. 1863. from wounds received at Chancellorsville." Last paid to April 30. 1863, Maj: Sheridan.

Death.
Surgeon Genl's report showing death June 26. 1863 at Douglas Hosp. D.C. of Vul. Sclopet. (L. F. Lammey.) Certificate of Lieut. Comdg. Co. shows death time + place aforesaid, of wounds recd. in action at Chancellorsville Va. May 3. 1863.

Celibacy of Soldier.
Duly shown by affidavits of four witnesses.

Relationship.
Sonship shown as last above.

Death or disability of husband.
Death of husband several years ago shown as last above.

Dependence.
Shown by affidavits of several witnesses, to the effect that for about two years prior to entering service soldier earned as a printer [?] about $4.00 per week, which he bestowed upon his mother to pay rent, and for general supoprt of the family, he living with his mother. That clmt. has no property nor means of support. and soldier sent her money from the army.

Loyalty.
Avered in declaration.

Agent and his P.O. address.
W. N. Ashman 1307 Chestnut St. Phila. Pa.

Admitted June 6, 1865, to a Pension of $8 00 per month, commencing June 26, 1863.

Chas. T. Cotton, Examining Clerk.
I.A.M.

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State of Pennsylvania, COUNTY OF PHILADELPHIA, ss.

I, Fred. G. Wolbert Prothonotary of the Court of Common Pleas of said County, DO CERTIFY, that Geo Patchel before whom the annexed affidavit was made, was at the time, and now is an Alderman and ex-officio Justice of the Peace of the City of Philadelphia, duly commissioned and qualified to administer oaths and affirmations, and to take acknowledgements, &c., and to all whose acts, as such, full faith and credit are and ought to be given, as well in Courts of Judicature as elsewhere, + that his signature thereto is genuine

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the Seal of said Court, this 22nd day of July A.D. 1863
Fred G. Wolbert Prothonotary.

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Philadelphia July 20th 1863.
To all whom it may concern: This is to certify that the following is a true + correct copy from the Record of Marriages kept by the Salem M.E. Church, in this city.
William Major, Pastor.
412 S. Juniper Street.
DateGent's NameLady's NamePlacePastor's Name
May 13th 1839.Francis Lammey.Eleanor Scott.Parsonage.Ignatius T. Cooper.

City of Philadelphia ss.

Before me, the subscriber, an Alderman in and for the City aforesaid, personally appeared the Pastor of Salem M.E. Church, William Major, who being duly sworn according to law did depose that the above is a correct copy of the Record of Marriage, as Rept by said Church and is a true copy


William Major
Sworn and subscribed before me this twentieth day of July A.D. 1863
Geo. Patchel Alderman

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
July 24 1863
PENSION OFFICE

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MOTHERS' ARMY PENSION.
State of Pennsylvania, County of Philadelphia ss.

On this twenty second day of July, A.D. 1863, personally appeared before the Prothonotary of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia Co Elinor Lammey, a resident of Philadelphia in the County of Philadelphia and State of Pennsylvania, aged forty two years, who being first duly sworn according to law, doth on her oath make the following declaration, in order to obtain the benefits of the provisions made by Act of Congress, approved July 14th, 1862, that she is the widow of Francis Lammey and mother of Francis Lewis Lammey, who was a Private in Company K, commanded by Captain Cassner [sic] in the 91st Regiment of Penna Vols. in the War of 1861, who died June 26th 1863 from wounds received at the Battle of Chancellorsville May 3rd 1863, that she has no income from any other source by which she is supported that she has two children under 16 years of age, Emma aged 14 + Robert Morris aged 12, both living with her. she further declares that her said son, upon whom she was entirely dependent for support, having left no widow or minor children under sixteen years, declarant makes this application for a pension under the above-mentioned act, and refers to the evidence filed herewith, and that in the proper department to establish her claim. She also declares that she has not in any way been engaged in, or aided or abetted the rebellion in the United States; that she is not in the receipt of a pension under the 2d section of the act above mentioned, or under any other nor has she again married since the death of her son, the said Francis Lewis Lammey.

Eleanor X Lammey Claimaint.

Also, personally appeared Robert Graffen and Hugh McLaughlin, residents of Philadelphia persons whom I certify to be respectable and entitled to credit, and who being by me duly sworn, say that they were present and saw her make her mark to the foregoing declaration: and they further swear that they have every reason to believe, from the appearance of the applicant, and their acquaintance with her, that she is the identical person she represents herself to be.

Robert Graffen
Hugh McLaughlin
Witness.

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 22nd day of July A.D. 1863, and I hereby certify that I have no interest, direct or indirect, in the prosecution of this claim.

Fred. G. Wolbert Prothy

I hereby Authorize James Gilliland of Washington D.C. my Agent and Attorney in fact, to present the foregoing claim, and to receive and receipt for, in my name and stead, all money, certficate, or warrant payable under it.

Eleanor X Lammey
Robert Graffen Hugh McLaughlin Witness.

State of Penna County of Philada ss.

Personally appeared Elinor Lammey whose name is signed to the foregoing Power of Attorney, and acknowledged the same to be her free and voluntary act, for the purposes therein named.

Fred. G. Wolbert
Prothy

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[page 7 is simply printed instructions summarizing the Act]

[page 8]

Mothers' Army Pension

IN CASE OF
[blank]

James Gilliland Attorney
Washington
[crossed out:] 757 Erie Street Phila P.Office.
[crossed out:] Philadelphia County.
[blank] State.

Eleanor Lammey.
Elinr Lammey Claimant.
757 Erie Street Phil P.Office.
Philadelphia County.
Pennsylvania State.
(1346 Catharine St. July /64)
Filed July 23rd 1863

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR July 23 [?] 1863 PENSION OFFICE

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Adjutant General's Office
Washington, D.C.
January 20" 1865.
Sir:

I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt from your Office of application for Pension No. 70.355, and to return it herewith, with such information as is furnished by the files of this Office.

There is no evidence on file in this Office that Lewis T Lammey was enrolled and mustered into service in Co. K 91 Regiment of Penna Volunteers. But on the Muster Roll of Co. K of that Regiment, for the months of July and August, 1863, there is the following evidence of serivce: He is reported Private Lewis Lammy "Died at Hospital in Washington June 26 1863 from wounds received at Chancellorsville." Last paid to April 30 1863 Maj. Sheridan.

I am, Sir, very respectfully,
Your obedient servant
Saml Breck
Assistant Adjutant General

To the Commissioner of Pensions,
Washington, D.C.
Memoranda.
Name of applicant, [blank]
Address, [blank]
WJMcK.

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No. 28.180
ACT OF JULY 14, 1862.
Eleanor Lammey Phila Pa Mother of
Francis L Lammey, pri in
Co "K" 91 Penn Vols
Died June 26. 1863 of wounds

Pension Office,
July 28 1863 [?]
Respectfully referred to the Adjutant General, for official evidence of service and death.
Joseph H Barrett
Dup of 70.355
Commissioner.

[several illegible lines]
69020
70769 [?]
Cet 48.739
70.355

Received, July 24, 1863 [?]
James Gilliland
Washington
D.C.
Attorney.

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Dec /20 Heelif [???] for oath
Feb. 19 /64 Lettr. to Atty. stat. AO. June reports sold's name not on rolls at all - + cannot estab. mustr. + service in Adjt. Genl's office to which reply. - + req. proof sonship, no wid. no children left + dep.
March 31 /64. Circ. 14. to P. Genl. for mustr. + one to Surg. Genl. for death + case needs proof dep.
April 14 / 64. Alue [??] ret. from S.G. with Ev.
June 2 /64. Alue [?] Circ. 14 ret. from P.G. ev. mustr.
[ilegible word] Ev dep.
Dec 12/ 64. C.2.- + 9. stat. no. ev. enlismt. or mustr of Francis L. - that fact must be established in A.G.'s office.
Jany. 9/ 66. Lett. sust [??] sending [?] for [illegible] proof in prop. [?] deptmt. of enlistment, proof of date + cause death, + dep + enlistment [??] [illegible] + co 2 Lt. enlist. in Dec. 64
May 10 /66. Letter to establish enlistment under whatever name, in A.G.'s office.--+ duly prove [?] when, where +c injuries recd. + produce some ev. as to dependence
May 27 /67. C.2. to clmt + 16 A.G.
June 5 /7 Resp. to 16 A.G.
[illegible] to Clm for dependence + [illegible] whn + dis. of mustered [??] April 22 /70 CDV
Letter for affdvts of of [sic] persons for whom soldier worked prior to enlistment + receipts of Ex. Co. or letter in which money was sent Dec 15 /70 C.P.V.

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No. 48.739.
Pennsylvania
Eleanor Lammey
Mother of Lewis F. Lammey
Rank Private
Company K.
Regiment 91. Penn. Vols.
Phila Agency.
Rate per month, $8
Commencing 26. June 1863
Certificate dated 9 June '65.
and sent to W. N. Ashman
Phila Penn
Act 14th July, 1862.
Book B. Vol. 5 Page 57 [?]

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PROTECTIVE WAR CLAIM AGENCY
OF THE
U. S. SANITARY COMMISSION.
Mother's Army Pension.
STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA, COUNTY OF PHILADELPHIA, ss.

On this 27th day of June A.D. eighteen hundred and sixty four personally appeared before me, an Alderman and ex-officio Justice of the Peace in and for the said County Eleanor Lammey a resident of Philadelphia in the county of Philadelphia and State of Pennsylvania aged forty seven years, who being first duly sworn, according to law, doth on her oath make the following declaration, in order to obtain the benefit of the provision made by the act of Congress approved July 14th, 1862: That she is the widow of Francis Lammey and mother of Lewis F. Lammey who was a private in company K, commanded by Captain Castner [sic] in the 91st regiment of Penna. Vols. in the war of 1861, who died at Douglass Hospital, Washington D.C. June 26. 1863, of wounds received May 3. 1863 in battle at Chancellorsville.

She further declares that her said son, upon whom she was wholly or in part dependent for support, having left no widow or minor child under sixteen years of age surviving, declarant makes [sic] this application for a pension under the above mentioned act, and refers to the evidence filed herewith, and that in the proper department to establish her claim.

She also declares that she is not in receipt of a pension under the 2d section of the act above mentioned, or under any other act, nor has she again married since the death of her son the said Lewis F. Lammey; and she further states that she believes there is [blank] public record of her said marriage, and there is [blank] private or family record, and the best evidence she is able to procure of her marriage is [blank] and she further declares that she has not, in any way, been engaged in, or aided or abetted, the rebellion in the United States.

She hereby appoints W. N. ASHMAN, No. 1307 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa., her true and lawful attorney, to present and prosecute this her claim, for pension, and to receive and receipt for any order, certificate or money which may be payable under it.


Eleanor X Lammey her mark
Witnesses present:
Price I. Patton
John Harper

Also personally appeared John M. Harper and Price I. Patton, residents of Philadelphia Pa. persons whom I certify to be respectable and entitled to credit, and who, being by me duly sworn, say that they were present and saw said Eleanor Lammey sign [sic] the foregoing declaration, and power of attorney, and they further swear that they have every reason



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to believe, from the appearance of the applicant and their acquaintance with her, that she is the identical person she represents herself to be; that she is the widow of Francis Lammey and mother of Lewis F. Lammey; that she was dependent upon her said son for support; that he left no widow minor child or children under sixteen years of age; that the said applicant is now a widow, and has not again married since the death of her son the said Lewis F. Lammey and that she has not in any way been engaged in, or aided or abetted the rebellion in the United States; and further, that they have no interest, direct or indirect, in the prosecution of this claim. Deponents have known claimant during the last 10 or 12 years. know that her husband Francis Lammey died about 8 yrs ago: that her son Lewis F. Lammey the said dec.d was employed in a printing office during 2 or 3 yrs preceding his enlistment. he received the full wages of a boy in his capacity + paid them to his mother for her use; we do not know the amount, but from our knowledge of claimant's circumstances, we are convinced that the amount thus paid by deceased before and while he was in the army, paid the house rent of claimant + met other expenses. We have seen letters in the handwriting of deceased, addressed to + received by claimant enclosing money from deceased's pay in the army, for claimant's use + support. These letters were sent frequently + regularly enough to satisfy us that he sent a large proportion of his pay to claimant. Claimant has 2 children living, dependent on her for support, one being a cripple. One other + the only other child is married + unable to contribute to claimant's support. Mrs. Lammey earns small sums of money by shoe binding. We know her to be entirely loyal to the U.S. government. We know these facts through long personal acquaintance.

Price I. Patton
John Harper

Sworn to and subscribed and the power of attorney duly acknowledged before me, the day and year first above written, and I hereby certify that I have no interest, direct or indirect, in the prosecution of this Claim. Witness my hand and seal.

H. Turnigan [??]
Alderman

Applicant's Post Office Address:
Catharine St. below Broad St. South Side, Philada, Pa.

APPLICATION
FOR
Mother's Army Pension,
OF
Eleanor Lammey
Mother of
Lewis F. Lammey
private of
Co K. 91st Pa Vols.
Died June 26th 1863.
P.O. Catharine St, below
Broad, South side
Philadelphia Pa

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Oct 28 1864
PENSION OFFICE

PROTECTIVE WAR CLAIM AGENCY
OF THE
U.S. SANITARY COMMISSION.
W. N. ASHMAN, Solicitor,
1307 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.
2438


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48,739
No. 70,355
ACT OF JULY 14, 1862.
Eleanor Lammey
Philadelphia County Pa
Mother of
Lewis F. Lammey
Private Co. K. 91. Pa Vols
Died at Washington D.C. June 26. 1863 of wounds
Pension Office.
[blank] 186[blank]

Respectfully referred to the Adjutant General, for official evidence of service and death.

Joseph H. Barrett
Commissioner.

Dup of 28,180

Received, Oct 28 1864.
W. N. Ashman
Philadelphia Pa.
Attorney

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R from A.G.
Feb. 15 /65 C. 16 P.G. + 14. S.G.
March 15 65 " " 14 ret. same [?] ev

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Adjutant General's Office,
Washington, D.C.,
May 30th 1867.

Sir:

I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt from your Office of application for Pension NO. 28,180, and to return it herewith, with such information as is furnished by the files of this Office.

There is no evidence on file in this Office that Lewis L Lammey was enrolled and mustered into service in Co Co "K", 91st Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers. But on the Muster Roll of Co. "K" of that Regiment, for the months of November + December 1861, there is the following evidence of service: He is reported Present for duty, as enrolled Nov 13th at Philadelphia Pa. June 30th 1863. "Wounded in action May 3d 1863." Aug 31st 1863 "Died of wounds recd in action at Chancellorsville Va June 26 1863 at Hospital in Washington D.C."

Francis Lewis Lammey not borne.

I am, Sir, very respectfully,
Your obedient servant,
Sam Breck
Assistant Adjutant General.
(75)

To the Commissioner of Pensions,
Washington, D.C.

Memoranda.
Name of applicant, [blank]
Address, [blank]
Wnd [??] H.
B.

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HEAD QUARTERS, [blank]
[blank] 186[blank]

I Certify on Honor, That Lewis F. Lammey was a Private in Company "K" of 91st Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, in the war of 1861; that while in the service of the United States, and in the line of his duty, he Died June 26th 1863 at Douglass U.S.A. Genl Hospital Washington D.C. of wounds received in action at Chancellorsville Va May 3rd 1863 that previously to the date of the said disability, he was, to the best of my knowledge and belief, sound and able-bodied. That I have no interest, direct or indirect, in his claim for pension, and that my knowledge of the above facts is derived in the following manner, viz: Company Books. The Company rec'd notice of his death in accordance with above statement

Dated at [blank] on this [blank] day of [blank] 186[blank]

Geo. G Coster
Lieut Com'dg Comp "K"
91 P.V.V.

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No. 70,355
ADDITIONAL EVIDENCE
IN CLAIM OF
Eleanor Lammey
Mother of
Lewis F. Lammey privt
Co. "K." 91st Reg. Penna Vols.
P.O. Catharine St South side below Broad st Philada

FORWARDED TO THE
PENSION DEPARTMENT, WASHINGTON, D.C.
BY ORDER OF
JOS. H. BARRETT,
Commissioner of Pensions.

Protective War Claim Agency
OF THE
U.S. SANITARY COMMISSION.
W. N. ASHMAN, Solicitor.
1307 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR May 11 1865 PENSION OFFICE

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REGISTRATION DEPARTMENT, HEALTH OFFICE,
S.W. corner Sixth and Sansom Streets,
Philadelphia, Penna. March 25th 1864
To all whom it may concern,

This is to Certify, That the following is a Correct Copy of the Certificate of the Decease of L. F. Lammey filed in this department, as directed by the State Laws.

1 Name of Deceased, L. F. Lammey
2 Colour, White
3 Sex, Male
4 Age, 18 years
5 Single
6 Date of Death, June 26th 1863
7 Cause of Death, Wounds Gun Shot
W. Thomson M.D.
Residence, Asst. Surg. U.S.A.
Douglass Hospital
Washington City D.C.
8 Occupation, Soldier Com K - 91st P.Vols.
9 Place of Birth, Philada
10 When a Minor, Name of Father, Francis Lammey
Name of Mother, Eleanor Lammey
11 Ward, 3rd
12 Street and Number, No. 757 Erie St.
13 Date of Burial, June 28th 1863
14 Place of Burial, Ronaldsons Cementry [sic]
Jas. Green Undertaker.
Residence, No. 1334 South St
W S Read Health Officer.

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Rew. March 31 /64
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [illegible date] PENSION OFFICE

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Treasury Department,
Second Auditor's Office,
Nov 17" 1865.

Respectfully returned to the Commissioner of Pensions.

It appears from the rolls on file in this Office that Lewis Lammey was enrolled on the 13" day of November, 1861, and mustered into service on the 13" day of November, 1861, a Private in Co. "K," 91" Regiment Penn Volunteers. On the muster roll of said Company, for the months of May + June, 1863, he is reported Died 26" 1863.

Respectfully,
your obedient servant,
E B French
Second Auditor.

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Nov 18 1865 PENSION OFFICE
Cet

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Adjutant General's Office,
Washington, D.C.
January 11th 1866.
Sir:

I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt from your Office of application for Pension No. 28,180, and to return it herewith, with such information as is furnished by the files of this Office.

There is no evidence on file in this Office that Lewis Lammey was enrolled and mustered into service in Co. "K", 91 Regiment of Penna Volunteers. But on the Muster Roll of Co. K of that Regiment, for the months of July and August 1863, there is the following evidence of service: He is reported a Private and "Died at Hospital in Washington June 26. 1863 of wounds received at Chancellorsville."

The name Francis L Lammey is not borne on rolls of Co. "K".

I am, Sir, very respectfully,
Your obedient servant,
Sam Breck,
Assistant Adjutant General.
(75)

To the Commissioner of Pensions,
Washington, D.C.

Memoranda
Name of applicant, [blank]
Address, [blank]

C. 7. B [?]

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Department of the Interior,
PENSION OFFICE,
Jany 9, 1866.
Sir:

You are respectfully requested to furnish official evidence of the enrollment, muster, service, duty, and cause of death of Francis L. Lammey, who was a priv. in Co. "K", 91 Regiment of Pa. Vols., reported died June 26, 1863, Douglass Hosptl. Wash. D.C. of wounds recd in action.

If the above name is not found on the Rolls of said Company, but a similar name is found, this fact should be stated, and whether you have good reason for believing him to be the soldier inquired for.

Please attach this Circular to your report, and return the same to this Office.

No. 28.180

Respectfully, yours,
Joseph H. Barrett
Commissioner.
The Adjutant General, U.S.A.,
Washington, D.C.

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28.180
E.L
Leu [??]
K 91

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Adjutant General's Office,
Washington, D.C.,
September 17 1863
Sir:

I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt from your Office of application for Pension No. 28.180, and to return it, herewith, with such information as is furnished by the files of this Office.

The name of Francis L Lammey does not appear on any of the Rolls of Comp'y "K" 91st Regt Penn'a Vols on file in this Office.

I am, Sir, very respectfully,

Your obedient servant,
Saml Breck
Assistant Adjutant General.
(2.)

The Commissioner of Pensions,
Washington, D.C.

Memoranda.
Name of applicant, Elinor Lammey
Address, Philadelphia Penna
W.H.
H.C.

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Surgeon General's Office,
Record and Pension Bureau,
Washington, D.C.. March 7 1865.
Sir:

I have the honor to return herewith application for Pension, No. 70,355, with such information as is furnished by the records of this Office, Private L. F. Lammey, Co. K, 91st Regiment Pa Vols, is reported to this Office by Asst Surgeon W Thomson, as having died June 26, 1863, at Douglas Hosp D.C. of Vul. Sclopet.

Very respectfully,
Your obedient servant,
By Order of the Surgeon General:
J J Woodward
Asst. Surgeon, U. S. Army

The Commissioner of Pensions,
Washington, D.C.
T.J.

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Paymaster General's Office,
Washington, D.C., May 30", 1864 [?].

Hon. J. H. Barrett,
Commissioner of Pensions.

Sir:

It appears from the rolls on file in Second Aud's Office that Lewis Lammey, Co. K. 91. Pa: Enrolled and mustered 13 Nov 61.

Respectfully, yours,
B. D. Brooke
Chief Clerk.

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Head Quarters of Detatchment [sic] of 91st Rgt P.V.V
Blockhouse Near Catlitts Station Va March 23 /6 [last digit is mostly cut off, but seems to be a '4']

I do certify that Lewis Lammey Private of Compy K. 91st Rgt P.V.V. was mustered in to the service of the United [sic] for three yiars [sic] Nov. 13th /61 by Lieut George Murphy and died at hospital at Washington June 26th /63 of wounds Received at the Battle of Chancellorville May 3rd /63 and so Reported on Muster Rolls of Compy K. 91st Rgt P.V.V. of August 31st /63.

John F. Casner Capt
Comdg Compy K. 91st Rgt P.V.V.

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Head Quarters Co "K. 91st [sic] Regt P.V.V.
Camp Near Petersburg Va
Nov 30 /64.

I certify on honor that Private Lewis Lammey of Company "K. 91st [-sic] Regt. Penna V. Vols was mustered in to the service of the U.S. Nov 13th 1861 and was last paid by Maj Sheridan to include the 30th day of April 1863.

Adam Murphy
1st Lieut Commdg. Co K 91 P.V.V.
Approved
Eli G Sellers.
Lt. Col Commdg. Regt

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Dec. 12 /64
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Dec 10 1864 PENSION OFFICE

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Surgeon General's Office,
Record and Pension Bureau,
Washington, D.C. April 11th 1864
Sir:

I have the honor to return herewith application for Pension, No. 28,180 with such information as is furnished by the records of this Office. Private L. F. Lammey, Co. K, 91st Regiment Pa Vols, is reported to this Office by Asst. Surgeon W Thompson as having died June 26th 1863, at Douglass Genl. Hospl. Washington D.C of Gun shot wound of Thigh

Very respectfully,
Your obedient servant,
J J Woodward
Asst. Surgeon, U.S. Army
BY ORDER OF THE Act. SURGEON GENERAL:

The Commissioner of Pensions,
Washington, D.C.

A.C.F

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State of Pennsylvania COUNTY OF Philadelphia SS.

In the matter of claim for Pension of Eleanor Lammey mother of Francis L. Lammey of Company "K" 91 Regiment Penna Vols:

Personally came before me, a Notary Public in and for aforesaid County and State, James Culbertson and Jane Mathers citizen [sic] of the County of Philadelphia, State of Penna, reputable and entitled to credit, and who being duly sworn, declare in relation to aforesaid claim, as follows:

that they were intimately acquainted with Eleanor Lammey, mother of Francis L. Lammey Co "K" 91 Reg't Pa Vols for 20 and 15 years respectively; that Francis Lammey father of the deceased soldier died on the 30 [sic] day of June 1857: that the said Eleanor Lammey had no property, real personal or mixed, from which any income was derived except a four roomed house without the ground, valued at six hundred Dollars: that the said Francis L. Lammey was a printer by trade: that he lived with his mother: that he earned about three or four dollars a week: that they do not know the exact amount he contributed to her support but believe it fully approximated three (3) dollars per week: that he was a good and dutiful son, providing carefully for his mother: that after he enlisted he repeatedly sent money home: that they cannot state the amount he sent but from letters they saw they believe it fully approximated One Hundred Dollars (100# [sic]): that they cannot give more specific evidence as to the contributions made by deceased soldier: that they were near neighbors and intimately acquainted: that the claimant's dependence on deceased soldier was well known in the neighborhood in which they lived: that they know the facts as herein stated of their own personal knowledge: that the claimant after the death of deceased soldier was dependent on her own exertions and the aid of relatives and friends for support: that she had no other income:

They further declare that they have no interest in said claim, and are not concerned in its prosecution.

James Culbertson
Jane Mathers

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SWORN TO AND SUBSCRIBED BEFORE ME this day by the above named affiants; and I certify that I read said affidavit to said affiants, and acquainted them with its contents before they executed the same. I further certify that I am in no wise interested in said claim, nor am I concerned in its prosecution.

Witness my hand and official seal this 4th day of May 1870.

CFC Garrigues, [L.S.]
Notary Public
Copy of form filed May 10 /69 in Pension office.
[seal]

NOTE.--This should be sworn to before a CLERK OF COURT, or JUSTICE OF THE PEACE. If before a JUSTICE, then CLERK OF COUNTY COURT must add his certificate of character on the back hereof, and not on a separate slip of paper.

["certificate of character" not filled out]

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Douglas General Hospital
Washington DC.

Private L. F Lammy died today in this Hospital from the effects of a severe gunshot wound of right thigh and buttocks with secondary invovlement of hip joint. Exhaustion from profuse Discharge of pus was the immediate cause of his death.

Carlos Carvalls
Act. Assist. Surg.
USA

June 26. 1863.

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PROTECTIVE WAR CLAIM AGENCY,
OF THE
UNITED STATES SANITARY COMMISSION.
STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA, COUNTY OF PHILADELPHIA. ss.

Before me, a Justice of the Peace in and for the County aforesaid, personally appeared Robert Groffin [?] and Hugh McLaughlin residents of Philada Penna whom I certify to be respectable and entitled to credit, and who being by me duly sworn according to law, depose and say we have no interest, direct or indirect, in the claim for Pension of Eleanor Lammey, widow [illegible word] and we are not near relative [sic] of said claimant. We have known claimant for 27 and 26 years respectively, and also her son the dec'd. Claimaint's husband Francis Lammey died June 30 1856. Claimant's son the dec'd was a Printer by occupation and had been so employed for a period of two years prior to enlistment he rec'd about $4 per week during this time. He lived with claimant and paid her house rent and contributed to the general support of the family. Claimaint has no private property or means of support. Claimant has three children one married, of the other two one is an errand boy in an office and earns a little money, another child a girl helps her mother to do sewing. Claimant we know was mainly dependent upon dec'd for her support we know the above facts from personal acquaintance with claimant.

Robert Graffen [?]
Hugh McLaughlin

Sworn to and subscribed this 2d day of June A.D. 1865, before me, and I certify that the full contents of this affidavit were first made known by me to deponents, before signing, and that I have no interest, direct or indirect, in the claim of the said parties, or any of them.

H. Turnigan [?] Alderman Ex. O. J. of the Peace

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Lammey
[illegible date stamp]

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