91st PA: James O'Brien

James O'Brien

Before the war

He was born in 1820/21 (3 (40 in 1861)).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 26 November 1861 (1, 3). He was mustered in as a private in company K (3, 5).

He was transferred on 24 December 1861 to company D (1, 3, 4).

He was wounded on 13 December 1862 at Fredericksburg, Virginia (1, 3).

He was discharged on 17 January 1863 on surgeon's certificate of disability, either at Convalescent Camp, Virginia, or at Carver Hospital, Washington DC (1, 2 [medical board], 3). He was a private, in company D (5).

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 O'Brien)

2 company D, register of men discharged, entry 15 (James O Brien)

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 10 August 2004 (James O'Brien)

4 company K, list of men transferred, #14 (James Obryen [?])

5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (James O'Brien)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed December 2006)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 13 February 2015, from Fold3]


O'Brien James
Co. D K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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