91st PA: Cornelius Mahoney

Cornelius Mahoney

Before the war

He was born in 1833/34 (3 (27 in 1861), 4 (30 in 1864)). He was born in Munster, Ireland (3, 4).

When he enlisted, he was a tobaconist (3, 4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4-1/2 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (3, 4).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 25 September 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Sinex (3). He was mustered in service by Captain Dye (3). He was a private, in company D (1, 6).

He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (5).

He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 26 December 1863 (1, 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Bealton, Virginia, by Lieutenant Swan (4).

On 3 July 1865, he was promoted to corporal, effective 1 July 1865 (1).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1). He was a corporal, in company D (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)

2 special order 39, HQ 91st PA, 3 July 1865 (Cornelius Mahoney)

3 company D, descriptive roll, entry 19 (Cornelius Mahoney)

4 company D, second descriptive roll, entry 47 (Cornelius Mahoney)

5 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (C Mahoney)

6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Cornelius Mahoney)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1860 US census
note that Cornelius Mahoney, 24, born Ireland, in ward 6 division 2, page 808 = 73 handwritten, is a tin smith (living with Michael Mahoney shoemaker et al.)
note that Cornelius Mahoney, 25, born Ireland, in ward 17, page 847 = 61 handwritten, is a potter (living with Cain Mahoney weaver et al.) [see 1850 Philadelphia Kensington ward 3 p.224 verso = 212 handwritten; 1880 T9 1176 page 282; ]
the only other Cornelius Mahoney born Ireland 1831-1837 living in Philadelphia, in the FamilySearch index, is in the 1900 census, born July 1836, immigrated 1851, brewery laborer, single, in Philadelphia, ward 11, e.d. 198, page 227 = 7 B handwritten]
Philadelphia PA death certificates (on FamilySearch)
7 Cornelius Mahoney's
Cornelius Mahoney, died 9 April 1896, 80 years old, born Ireland, widower, laborer, 2206 Hamilton, buried 11 April 1896, Old Cathedral Cem
Cornelius Mahoney, died 18 January 1894, 60 years old, born Ireland, married, clay moulder, 17th ward 1532 Bodine St, buried 22 Jan 1894 New Cathedral Cem
Cornelius Mahoney, died 16 October 1866, 75 years old, born Ireland, weaver, buried 18 October 1866 St Michael
Cornelius Mahoney, died 8 November 1888, 50 years old, born Ireland, widowed, laborer, 244 N 4th st, buried 10 November 1888 St Mary's Philadelphia PA
William Cornelius Mahoney, died 14 August 1879, 1 month 14 days old, born to Cornelias and Annie Mahoney, 535 Dudley St 7th ward, buried 15 August 1879 Philanthropic Ground
Cornelius Mahiney, died 7 January 1908, born 4 December 1852, Ireland, married laborer, buried 10 January 1908 Philadelphia
Cornelius F Mahaney, died 21 November 1893, 32 years old, born Manayunk Philadelphia PA, married, machinist, 200 Loftus St 21st ward, buried 24 November 1893 Saint Johns
pension index by name
Ancestry index (accessed March 2007)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 2 January 2015, from Fold3]


Mahoney, Cornelius
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Corpl
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