91st PA: Patrick Laughlin

Patrick Laughlin

Before the war

He was born in 1841 (2 (19 in 1865), 6). He was born in Ireland (2).

When he enlisted, he was a lab[orer] (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (2).

During the war

He also served in company A of the 46th PA Militia (4, 5, 6).

He was a substitute (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 22 March 1865 (1, 2, 5). He was enlisted for one year, at Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, by Captain Lloyd (2). He was a private in company C (1, 6, 8).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 5). He was a private, in company C (8).

After the war

In 1890, he was living in ward 6 of Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania (3).

On 5 October 1892, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (4, 5).

On 23 March 1908, he again applied for a pension (5).

On 31 October 1934, he died, in Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania (6, 7). He was buried in St John's Cemetery, Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania (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) (Patrick Laughlin)

2 company C, descriptive roll, entry 165 (Patrick Laughlin)

3 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Blair, Altoona, ward 6, district 1, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 35, page 1 (Patrick Laughlin)

4 pension index, by name (Patrick Laughlin)

5 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company C (Patrick Laughlin)

6 Page 220. Floyd G Hoenstine. Military services and genealogical records of soldiers of Blair County, Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA: Telegraph Press, 1940. (Patrick Laughlin)

7 Pennsylvania death indices, 1934 ("PATRICK LAUGHLIN [died in] ALTOONA [soundex code] L245 [county] 07 [date of death] 10 31 34 [state file #] 90867") (Patrick Laughlin)

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

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Patrick Laughlin in the 91st PA database

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[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
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Laughlin Patrick
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Blair, Altoona, ward 6, district 1, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 35, page 1]
[identification is confirmed by reference to his service in the 91st PA]

[line] 4
[house] 29
[family] 29
[name] Laughlin Patrick
[rank] Private
[company] C
[unit] 91 Pa Vet Vol
[enlistment date] 22 Mar 1865
[discharge date] 10 July 1865
[length of service] 0 years, 3 months, 18 days
[post office address] " " [sc. Altoona, Blair Co., Pa]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

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