He was born in 1834/35 (2 (30 in 1865), 3 (25 in 1860), 8 (39 in 1875)). He was born in England (2, 3, 8 [Pennsylvania]).
In 1860, he was living in the 23rd ward of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3). He was living with James B Midler and others (3). He was a polisher [?] (3).
He married Rachael [unknown family name] (7). She was born in England, in 1839/40 (7). They apparently had at least these children (7):
When he enlisted, he was a grinder (2).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5-3/4 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and brown hair (2).
He enlisted and was mustered into service, as a substitute, for one year, on 29 March 1865, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1 [has 9 March], 2). He was enlisted and mustered into service by Captain Leamon (2). He was a private in company E (1, 6, 11).
He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1). He was a private, in company E (6, 11).
On 8 June 1875, he died (8). He died of phthisis pulmonalis (8). He died at, or was buried from, 1411 Thomas Street, ward 23, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8). On 11 June 1875, he was buried, in Greenwood Cemetery, Knights of Pythias, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8, 9).
In 1880, his widow, Rachael Leedom, was living at 4111 Thomas Street, ward 23, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7, 10). She was living with her children William, Thomas, and Henry (7).
On 13 June 1881, his widow, Rachel Leedom, unsuccessfully applied for a pension (4, 5).
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 Company E descriptive roll, entry 163 (David C Leedon)
3 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 23rd ward, microfilm series M653, film 1174, page 1033 = 77 handwritten (David Leedon)
4 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company E (David Leedom)
5 pension index, by name (David Leedom [sic])
6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (David Leeden)
7 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 23, division 19, enumeration district 478, microfilm series T9, film 1182, page 247 = 19 C handwritten (Rachael Leedom)
8 death register, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1875, page 203 (David Leedom)
9 church burial record, St Mark's Episcopal Church, Philadelphia Pennsylvania (David Leedom)
11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (David Leedon)
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|Place of birth||England|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year|
|Cannot read & write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Name||Leadum David||- Rachil||- William||- Thomas||- Henry|
|Occupation||Grinder||keeping house||at school|
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|Father foreign born||1||1||1||1||1|
|Mother foreign born||1||1||1||1||1|
|Birth month if born within year||Sep|
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|Attended school past year||1|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|street name||Thomas St|
|dwelling visit #||197|
|family visit #||198|
|name||Leedom Rachael||- Wm||- Thos||- Henry|
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|occupation||Keeping House||Tin Smith||Work Cotton Mill|
|school this year||1|