91st PA: John O'Donald alias John Clutterbuck

John O'Donald, alias John Clutterbuck

Name

He enlisted under the alias 'John Clutterbuck' (6, 7).

Before the war

He was born in 1836/37 (3 (28 in 1865), 4 (28 in 1865)). He was born in Ireland (3, 4).

He married Anne [unknown family name] (8). They had two children (8):

When he enlisted, he was a porter (4).

Description

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

During the war

He was a substitute for Thomas Franklin, 2nd subdistrict, 2nd congressional district (3). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 28 March 1865, at Philadelphia Pennsylvania, for 1 year (1, 4). He was enlisted and mustered in by Captain Lehman (4). He was mustered in on 28 March 1865, Philadelphia Pennsylvania (3). $625 was taken from him at Draft Rendezvous (check 1342) (3). He was a private in company E (1, 4, 9, 10).

He died of typhoid fever (according to the "certificate of death"; the company muster roll and company death list (2) have diphtheria) on 3 May 1865, at City Point Hospital (2, 3, 5). He was a private, in company E (9, 10). When he died he had 1 blouse, 1 pair of trowsers, 1 ring, and 1 vest, and owed the government $.65 for one canteen (3). He was buried on 3 May 1865, section 3, grave 9 [?], row 4 (presumably at City Point Hospital) (3).

After the war

On 16 June 1865, his widow, Anne O'Donald, applied successfully for a pension under the Act of 14 July 1862 (6, 7, 8). Her application was accepted, retroactive to 3 May 1865 (8). She received $8 per month, and $2 per month in addition, for each child under 16 (8). The pension certificate was dated 26 May 1867 (8).

On 24 October 1872, the guardian of his minor dependents, C Milligan, applied successfully for a pension (6, 7, 8).

Researcher

Contact Dennis Clowney at dsclowney89@comcast.net.

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 list of deaths, company E, entry 28

3 compiled service record, supplied by Dennis Clowney.

4 descriptive roll, company E, entry 151

5 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, undated (3 to 15 May 1865) (Privt Clutterbuck)

6 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company E (and second card) (John O'Donald, alias John Clutterbuck)

7 pension index, by name (John O'Donald alias John Clutterbuck [?])

8 widow's pension certificate file, National Archives and Records Administration, record group 15, certificate WC 91,697 (Anne O'Donald widow of John O'Donald)

9 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John Clutterbuck)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans' schedules
Ancestry index (accessed April 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 20 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Clutterbuck John
Co. E, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 21 March 2014]

Cluderbuck John
Co. E, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Clutterbuck John

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

widow's pension certificate file, cross reference

[widow's pension certificate file, National Archives and Records Administration, record group 15, certificate WC 91,697, Anne O'Donald widow of John O'Donald]
[abstracted from 2 pages on Fold3, 18 March 2012]
*
married Anne [unknown family name] (p.1)
2 children under 16 at death:
Mary A (pensioned until 3 Feb 1877) (p.1)
Johanna (pensioned until 13 Mar 1879) (p.1)
[16 Jun 1865]
widow Anne applied for a pension under the act of 14 July 1862 (p.1)
certificate 91697 dated 26 May 1867, sent to G W Ford, Philadelphia (p.1)
approved retroactive to 3 May 1865 at $8 per month, with $2 per month for each child under 16 (p.1)
12 Dec 1872
incorporated in guardian's claim, application 205,989 (p.2)

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