91st PA: David McNeely [or Maneely?]

David McNeely [or Maneely?]

Before the war

He was born in 1815/16 (5 (45 in 1861)). He was born in Gerglasuen [?], Ireland (5).

When he enlisted, he was a pain[ter] (?) (5).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8-1/4 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and grey hair (5).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 October 1861 (1, 5, 6 [Sep 61], 7). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Charles L Burr [?] (5). He was mustered in as a private in company H (1, 8, 10). He had gun number 9 (5).

He was at Camp Convalescent, Alexandria, Virginia, on 8 September 1863, when Lieutenant Colonel Sinex asked for his return (2).

Because of disability, he was transferred on 30 September 1863 to the Veterans' reserve corps (1, 3 [1 Sep 1863], 4, 5). When transferred, he was a private in company H (8, 10).

He was discharged on 17 October 1864 (6, 7).

After the war

On 27 November 1883, he successfully applied for a pension, from Ireland (7, 9).

In 1890, he was living at 4506 Wyalusing Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (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 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 3 Sep 1863

3 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 27 October 1863 (Priv McNeely)

4 company H, register of men transferred (David McNeely)

5 company H, descriptive roll, #44 (David McNeely)

6 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 807, page [1] (image 2556 on Ancestry) (David Maneely)

7 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company H (David Maneeley [sic])

8 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (David McNeely)

9 pension index, by name (David Maneeley)

10 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (David McNeeley)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

Find a grave
accessed 26 September 2010
Pennsylvania, veterans burial cards, 1777-1999
Ancestry index (accessed 8 January 2015) (searched for David McNeely or Maneely)
records of headstones of deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903
FamilySearch index (accessed 8 January 2015) (searched for David McNeely or Maneely)
headstone applications for US military veterans, 1929-1945
FamilySearch index (accessed 8 January 2015) (searched for David McNeely or Maneely)
Philadelphia Pennsylvania death certificates, 1803-1915
FamilySearch index (accessed 8 January 2015)

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David McNeely in the 91st PA database

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 807, page [1] (image 2556 on Ancestry)]
[line] 9
[house] 43
[family] 43
[name] David Maneely [sic]
[rank] Private
[company] H
[unit] 91 Penn Inf
[enlistment date] Sept 1861
[discharge date] Oct 1864
[length of service] 3 years, 1 month, = days
[post office address] 4506 Wyalusing Ave
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory

[I couldn't find him in the transcription on Ancestry, March 2005]

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 8 January 2015, from Fold3]


McNeely, David.
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also V.R.C.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 9 January 2015]

McNeeley, David.
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
McNeely, David.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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