He was born in 1844/45 (4 (19 in 1864), 5 (19 in 1864), 8 (61 in 1910), 9 (56 in 1905)). He was born in Birmingham, Pennsylvania (4, 5 [Brigham], 8, 9).
When he enlisted, he was a laborer (4, 5).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 3 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (4, 5).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 25 February 1864 in the 62nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1, 4, 5, 9). He was enlisted for three years, at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, by Captain Wright (4, 5, 9). He was mustered in by Captain Howe (4, 5). He was a private in company L (9).
He was transferred on 20 July 1864 from company L of the 62nd Pennsylvania to the 91st (1, 7). On 21 July 1864, he, and the other members of companies L and M, were assigned to company G (2). On 22 July 1864, they were transferred to company K, following brigade orders to assign them to the smallest company (3). He was then present as a private (3). He was a private in company K (1, 10-11).
He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 7, 9). He was a private, in company K (10-11).
In 1901, he contracted rheumatism, at Chicago, Illinois (9).
On 27 October 1904, he applied successfully from Illinois for a pension (6, 7).
He again applied for a pension on 27 October 1904 (7).
On 20 April 1905, he was admitted to the Danville Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (9). He had rheumatism (9). He was 5' 5-1/2" tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (9). He could read and write (9). He was a Protestant (9). He was a musician (9). He was widowed (9). His nearest relative was his nephew THomas J Morley, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (9).
In 1910, he was living in the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, in Danville Township, Vermillion County, Illinois (9). He was single (9). He was not working (9).
He died on 29 January 1916, at the Danville Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, at Danville, Illinois (7). He died in Barracks "L", and his case was referred to the coroner (9). He had $1.23 in cash, and personal property valued at $11.70, which was sent to Mrs Adah Morley, 1113 Fontilla Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (9). He was buried in the Home Cemetery (9).
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 65, HQ 91st PA, 21 July 1864 (Robert Morley)
3 special order 66, HQ 91st PA, 22 July 1864 (Robert Morley)
4 company K, third descriptive roll (Robert Morely)
5 company K, fourth descriptive roll (Robert Morely)
6 pension index, by name (Robert Morley)
7 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (Robert Morley)
8 1910 US census, Illinois, Vermillion County, Danville Township, National Home Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, supervisor's district [blank], enumeration district 134, microfilm series T624, film 329, page 153 = 12 B handwritten (Robert Morley)
9 US National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938, Danville, Registers, M, transcribed from Ancestry, February 2011, image 684 of 3087 (Robert Morley)
10 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Robert Moreley)
11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Robert Morley)
|house nr||" [sc. Co]|
|dwelling nr||" [sc. L]|
|#years present marriage|
|mother of # children|
|mother of # living children|
|father's birthplace||England Eng|
|mother's birthplace||England Eng|
|nature of industry etc.||None|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?|
|# weeks out of work 1909|
|school since 1 Sep 09|
|owned free or mortagaged|
|nr on farm schedule|
|civil war vet||UA|
|deaf & dumb|
|Time and Place of Each Enlistment.||Feby 25 1864|
Pittsburg [sic] Pa
|Company and Regiment.||L 62 Pa Inf|
|Time and Place of Discharge.||July 10 1865|
|Cause of Discharge.||Close of War|
|Kind and Degree of Disability||Rheum|
|When and Where Contracted||1901|
|Color of Eyes.||Blue|
|Color of Hair.||Brown|
|Read and Write||Yes|
|Residence Subsequent to Discharge.||Chicago Ill|
|Married or Single.||Wid|
|Name and Address of Nearest Relative.||Nephew|
Thomas J Morley
|Rate of Pension.||Date of Admission Re-Admission and Transfer.||Condition of Re-admission.||Date of Discharge and Transfer.||Cause of Discharge.||Date of Death.||Cause of Death.|
|[crossed out:] 6.00
Inc $8.00 [?]
|Adm DB Apr 20. 1905||Died in Barracks "L" D.B.||Coroners case|
|Certificate of Service||1|
|Personal, Appraised at||$11.70||sold $|
|How disposed of||Sent to Mrs Adah Morley|
1113 Fontilla St
Apl 19. 1916