91st PA: James Mellon or Mallon

James Mellon or Mallon

Before the war

He was born in 1835/36 (2 (27 in 1863), 3 (27 in 1863), 7 (58 in ?1893), 9 (68 at death in 1901), 10 (58 in 1893)). He was born in Tyrone, Ireland (2, 7, 9 (Philadelphia PA), 10).

When he enlisted, he was a pe[d]dl[er?] (2).

Description

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

During the war

He was drafted (1, 2, 3, 4). He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Frankford, Pennsylvania, on 1 August 1863 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5). He enlisted for three years (2, 3). His enlistment was credited to the fifth congressional district (2). He was mustered in as a private in company F of the 118th Pennsylvania (3, 4, 8).

He was captured at Cold Harbor, Virginia, on 2 June 1864 (3, 4). He was a prisoner from May 1864 to March 1865 (3).

On 2 June 1865, he was transferred from the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry (1, 3). He was a private in company C in the 91st Pennsylvania (1, 10, 11).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 5 [5 Jul]). He was a private, in company C (11). He served for 38 months (7, 10).

After the war

On 10 [?] May 1889, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 8).

In 1890, he was living at 2245 Palethorp Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5).

On 8 April 1893, he was admitted to the National Soldiers Home (7, 10). He was admitted from Pennsylvania (7, 10). He had rheumatism (7).

In 1893, he was present at the Southern Branch of the National Soldiers Home (7). He was receiving a pension of $6 per month (7).

He died of chronic enteritis, on 2 August 1901, at the National Home, in Hampton, Elizabeth City County, Virginia (8, 9, 10). He was receiving a pension of $8 per month, and had rheumatism (10). He was a gentleman (9). On 5 August 1901, he was buried, in New Cathedral Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9).

On 10 [?] August 1901, his widow, Margaret Mallon, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 8).

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) (James Mallon [sic])

2 company C, descriptive roll, entry 185 (James Mellon [sic])

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 14 July 2004 (James Mallon, rolls have 'Mellon')

4 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'One hundred and eighteenth regiment', volume 3, page 1330. (In the roster) (James Mallon)

5 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 372 page [3] (image 806 of 2610 on <www.ancestry.com>) (James Mallon)

6 pension index by name (James Mallon)

7 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. (James Mallon)

8 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company C (James Mallon)

9 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 3 August 1901 (James Mallon)

10 Serial Set volume 4490, session volume 51, 57th Congress, 2nd session, House Document 54, Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the Fiscal year ended June 30, 1902. Page 391. (James Mallon)

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

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James Mellon in the 91st PA database

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 372 page [3] (image 806 of 2610 on <www.ancestry.com>)]
[line] 35
[house] 39
[family] 39
[name] James Mallon
[rank] Private
[company] F
[unit] 118 P V
[enlistment date] 1 Aug 1863
[discharge date] 5 July 1865
[length of service] 2 years, [blank] months, [blank] days
[post office address] 2245 Palethorp St
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

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 January 2015, from Fold3]


Mallon, James
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also 118 Pa Vols

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death certificate

[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 3 August 1901, James Mallon]
[illegible number]
Non Contagious
PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFICATE.
August 3d 1901
Name of deceased James Mallon
Age 68 years
Color White
Sex Male
Place of Death HOSPITAL N.H. for D.V.S. Hampton Va
Cause of Death Chronic Enteritis
Place of Interment Phila Pa
R. Vickely [?] Ameyeth [?] M.D.
F.C. REES & CO.,
FUNERAL DIRECTORS.
HAMPTON, VA.

All Bodies brought from beyond the limits of the City for Interment, if in charge of a City Undertaker, must have his Certificate, IN INK, affixed to the written or printed Certificate of Death.
Undertaker's Certificate in Relation to Deceased.
8. Occupation, Gentleman
9. Place of Birth, Philada
10. When a Minor, [blank]
Buried from 11. Ward 20th
12. Street and Number, 410 N 11th
13. Date of Burial, Aug 5 1901
14. Place of Burial, New Cathedral
Jas J Ryan Undertaker,
Residence, 2512 W York St

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