He was born on 1 June 1836 or January 1833 (13 (Jan 33), 15 (1 June 36); 9 (29 in 1861), 11 [37 in 1870], 12 [47 in 1880], 13 [67 in 1900], 14 [76 in 1910], 16 [79 at death]). He was born in Ireland (9, 11 [PA], 12 [PA], 13 [PA], 14 [PA], 15 [Philadelphia PA]). He was born to Robert Crozier and [unknown] (15).
When he enlisted, he was a leather[worker] (9).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and light hair (9).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 28 December 1861 (1, 3, 5, 9). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by C L Zinn (9). He was mustered in as a private, in company H (1, 3, 5, 19).
He was present as a private on the January/February and March/April 1862 muster rolls (3).
On 12 September 1862, he was "Absent left sick at Camp Whipple" (3).
He was promoted on 11 October 1862, when Brown [Charles S Brown?] was promoted (3). He was present on the September/October and November/December 1862, and January/February and March/April 1863 muster rolls (3).
He was severely wounded on 3 May 1863 in his arm, at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia (3). The 91st Pennsylvania muster rolls have him in hospital, in Germantown Pennsylvania, from May 1863 to May 1865 (3, 5, 17, 18 [arm]). According to the Cuyler Hospital (Germantown, Philadelphia, PA) muster rolls, he was attached to the hospital on 2 October 1863 (owed pay for May-August), and transferred to the 1st Battalion of the Veterans' Reserve Corps on 28 January 1864 (3).
Colonel Gregory ordered him dropped from the rolls on 14 January 1864 (3). On 9 February 1864, he was discharged from the military as disabled because of a gunshot wound, fracture of radius and ulna, left forearm, and loss of use of hand, received at the battle of Chancellorsville (3, 5 [17 Feb 64]). But Lieutenant Colonel Sinex ordered him returned to the rolls in March or April 1864 (3).
He was discharged at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by general order, War Department, on 23 May 1865 (1, 3, 8). He was a corporal in company H (19). According to the detachment muster-out roll, he had last been paid to 30 April 1863, and a descriptive list including him had been sent to the hospital on 21 Nov 1863 muster rolls (3).
In 1864/65, he married Maria [unknown family name] (13, 14). In 1900, she had had 12 children, 6 of whom were alive (13). In 1910, she had had 13 children, 5 of whom were alive (14).
He applied successfully for a pension on 17 March 1864 (4, 10).
In 1870, he was living in ward 1, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11). He was living with his wife Maria and children Ulysses, Elizabeth, and Annie (11). He was a morocco finisher (11).
In 1880, he was living at 925 Mountain Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (12). He was living with his wife Maria, and children Ulysses, Elizabeth, Maria, Martha, and Margaret (12). He was a laborer (12).
He attended the 1884 meeting of the 91st's Survivors' Association (2).
In 1890, he was living at 822 Mountain, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5, 6). Ulysses S G Crozier was also living there (6).
In 1900, he was living at 922 Mountain Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (13). He was living with his wife Maria, and children Ulysses, Maria, Margaret, and Gertrude (13). He was a capitalist (13).
In 1910, he was living at 1072 Tasker Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (14). He was living with his wife Maria, children Ulysses and Gertrude, and daughter Elizabeth Thomass and her family (14). He was living on his own income (14).
He died on 14 April 1913, of cerebral apoplexy, with arteriosclerosis contributing, at 1438 Wolf Street, ward 26, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10, 15, 16). He was married to Maria Crozier (15, 16). He was a gentleman (that is, not working) (15). On 20 April 1913, he was buried, at Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (15, 16). He was buried from 1438 Wolf Street (his residence) (16). Members of Post Number 2 of the Grand Army of the Republic were invited to attend the funeral (16).
His widow, Maria Crozier, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension on 19 April 1913 (4, 10).
Albert Filemyr is researching Thomas Crozier; contact him at [email protected].
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 'The Ninety-first [account of 1884 Suvivors' Association meeting]. Grand Army Scout and Soldiers' Mail, 20 December 1884, page 6 column 2.
3 Albert Filemyr.
4 Veterans' administration. Pension index, by name (searched 11 Mar 01, at Ancestry)
5 1890 United States census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 22 [?], page 1 (image 108 on Ancestry), line 8 (Thomas C Crozier)
6 1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory (transcription at Ancestry)
7 company H, list of non-commissioned officers (Thomas Crozier)
8 company H, register of men discharged, #50 (Thomas Crozier)
9 company H, descriptive roll, [between 91 and 92] (Thomas Crozier)
10 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company H (Thomas Crozier)
11 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 1, microfilm series M593, film 1387, page 358 = 30 handwritten (Thomas Crozier)
12 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 17, microfilm series T9, film 1166, page 244 = 11 C handwritten (Thos Crozier)
13 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 1, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 23, microfilm series T623, film 1451, page 292 = 10 B handwritten (Thomas Crozier)
14 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 1, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 24, microfilm series T624, film 1386, page 102 = 3 A handwritten (Thomas Crozier)
15 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 14 April 1913, #5598 (Thomas Crozier)
16 death notice, Philadelphia Inquirer 17 April 1913, page 14 (Thomas Crozier)
17 'The ninety-first Pennsylvania volunteers', Philadelphia Press, Wednesday 13 May 1863, page 2 (Thos Crozier)
18 'The Ninety-first Pennsylvania at Chancellorville', Philadelphia Inquirer 13 May 1863, page 8 (Thomas Crozier)
19 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Thomas Crozier)
|Name||Crozier Thomas||- Maria||- Ulysses||- Elizabeth||- Annie|
|Occupation||Morocco Finisher||Keeping House|
|Real estate value|
|Personal estate value|
|Father foreign born|
|Mother foreign born|
|Birth month if born within year|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|street name||Mountain Street|
|dwelling visit #||89|
|family visit #||94|
|name||Crozier Thos||- Maria||- Ulysus||- Elizabeth||- Maria||- Martha||- Margaret|
|month born if born in year||Jan|
|married during year|
|occupation||Laborer||Keeping House||In Segar store||At School||At School||At Home||At Home|
|school this year||1||1|
|name||Crozier Thomas||- Maria||- Ulyssus S. S.||- Maria||- Margaret||- Gertrude|
|birth date||Jan 1833||Jan 1844||Aug 1865||Jul 1869||Jan 1879||Mch 1886|
|# years married||35||35|
|mother of how many children?||12|
|# of children living||6|
|# years in USA||49 [??]|
|naturalized citizen?||Na [?]|
|occupation||Capitalist||Hatter||Book Sewer||False Teeth Maker||False Teeth Maker|
|# months not employed||0||0||0||0||0|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|
|name||Crozier Thomas||- Mariah||- Ulysses S. S.||- Gertrude||Thomass [?] Elizabeth||- Mary||- William W||- Margaret||McCully Agnes|
|#years present marriage||46||46||19|
|mother of # children||13||5|
|mother of # living children||5||4|
|birthplace||Pennsylvania||Ire - English||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania|
|father's birthplace||Ire - English||Ire - English||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania|
|mother's birthplace||Ire - English||Ire - English||Ire - English||Ire - English||Ire - English||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||[illegible; possibly Pennsylvania written over England?]|
|occupation||Own Income||Housekeeper||Tile Setter||Tooth maker||At Home||Tooth Maker||Messenger Boy||Book making||Numberer [??]|
|nature of industry etc.||Tile Workers||Dental Factory||Dental Factory||Telegraph||Book Binders||Printing House|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?||No [?]||No [?]||No [?]||No [?]||No [?]||No [?]|
|# weeks out of work 1909||20||0||0||16 [?]||0||0|
|school since 1 Sep 09||yes||yes|
|owned free or mortagaged|
|nr on farm schedule|
|civil war vet||UA|
|deaf & dumb|
CROZIER--14th inst. THOMAS, husband of Maria Crozier, aged 79. Relatives and friends, also Post No 2, GAR, and surviving members 91st Regiment, Pennsylvania, invited to services, Fri. 2 PM, residence, 1438 Wolf st. Interment private, Mt Moriah. Friends may view remains Thurs 7 to 10 PM