He was born in December 1844 (9; 2 (20 in 1864), 7 [26 in 1870], 8 [37 in 1880], 9 [55 in 1900], 11 [56 at death in 1901], 12 [57th year at death]). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2, 7, 8, 9, 11).
When he enlisted, he was a comb maker (2).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and light hair (2).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 26 January 1864 (1, 2, 4 [23 Jan 63]). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Burke (2). He was a private in company A (1, 13).
In 1870, he was living in the 19th ward of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7). He was a combmaker, and owned $200 in personal property (7). He was living with his wife Matilda, son Edward, Mary Hart (perhaps his mother?), and Andrew Hart (perhaps his brother?), along with three other people (7).
On 27 February 1879, he applied successfully for a pension (3, 6).
In 1880, he was living at 2116 North Fifth Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8). He was a combmaker (8). He was living with his wife Matilda, and children Edward, Walter, and Carrie (8).
In 1890, he was living at 2116 North 5th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4, 5). He had a livery business (5). He had received a gunshot wound in the throat at Hatcher's Run, on 26 October 1864 (4).
In 1900, he was living at 2034 [no named street], Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9). He was a boilermaker (9). He was living with his wife, and four children (9).
He died on 3 September 1901, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (probably at Episcopal Hospital) (3, 11, 12). He died of injuries accidentally received from a fall (11). He was married (11). He was a mechanic (11). He was buried from 2034 North 4th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11, 12). Members of the ED Baker Post Number 8 Grand Army of the Republic, and Cleomenes Senate, No 14 [?], Order Sparta were invited to the funeral (12). On 5 September 1901, he was buried at Northwood Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11).
On 20 September 1901, Matilda Hart, his widow, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (3, 6).
In 1910, his widow, Matilda Hart, was living at 629 Somerset Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10). She was living with her daughter Emma and Emma's family; her daughter Carrie was also living with them (10).
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) (Edward Hart)
2 company A descriptive roll, entry 129 (Edward Hart)
3 pension index, by regiment (Edward Hart)
4 1890 US census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 376, page1 (image 819 on Ancestry), line 1 (Edward Hart)
5 1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory (Edward Hart)
6 pension index, by name (Edward Hart)
7 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 19 district 57, microfilm series M593, film 1404, page 124 = pages 247-248 handwritten (Edward Hart)
8 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 364, microfilm series T9, film 1178, page 221 = 2 [?] handwritten (Edward Hart)
9 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 373, microfilm series T623, film 1460, page 35 = 10B handwritten (Edward Hart)
10 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 43, microfilm series T624, film 1411, page 20 (Matilda Hart)
11 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 3 September 1901, #5898 [?] (Edward Hart)
12 death notice, Philadelphia Inquirer, 4 September 1901, page 15 (Edward Hart)
13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Edward Hart)
|Name||Hart Edward||- Matilda||- Edward||- Mary||Hart Andrew||Bell Henry||- John||- Joseph|
|Occupation||Comb maker||Keeping house||Lady||Comb maker||Laborer||Laborer|
|Real estate value|
|Personal estate value||200|
|Father foreign born|
|Mother foreign born|
|Birth month if born within year||Jan|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|street name||North Fifth Street|
|dwelling visit #||8|
|family visit #||11|
|name||Hart Edward||- Matilda||- Edward||- Walter||- Carrie|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Combmaker||Keeping house||At School||At Home||At Home|
|school this year|
|name||Hart Edward||- [illegible]||- Carrie [?]||- Emma [?]||- John [?]||- [illegible]||[illegible] Thomas||[illegible] May [?]|
|birth date||Dec 1844||June [?] 1841||May 1878||[illegible]||[illegible]||[illegible]||Feb 1882||May 1875|
|married?||M||M||S||S [?]||S [?]||S [?]||[illegible]||[illegible]|
|# years married||25||25|
|mother of how many children?||6|
|# of children living||5|
|father's birthplace||New Jersey||Ireland||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Virginia|
|mother's birthplace||New Jersey||Ireland||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Virginia|
|# years in USA|
|occupation||Boiler maker||[illegible] making||packer (combs)||[several illegible words]||At school||Carpet Examiner||Examiner (shirts)|
|['Boiler maker' is followed by a word written at an angle, which starts 'Bl', and looks like 'Blacksmith']|
|# months not employed||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|# months in school||9|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|
|street||Somerset Street||Somerset Street|
|name||Amber Howard W||- Emma J||- Grace C||Hart Matilda||- Carrie|
|#years present marriage||3||3|
|mother of # children||1|
|mother of # living children||1|
|father's birthplace||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Ire English||Pennsylvania|
|mother's birthplace||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Ire English||Ire English [sic]|
|nature of industry etc.||Curtain||Leather|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?||No||No|
|# weeks out of work 1909||3|| ||10 [?]|
|school since 1 Sep 09|
|owned free or mortagaged|
|nr on farm schedule|
|civil war vet|
|deaf & dumb|
HART.--On September 3, 1901, Edward Hart, in his 57th year. Funeral services on Thursday afternoon, at 2 o'clock, at 2034 North Fourth street. E D Baker Post No. 8, GAR; survivors of the Ninety-first Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, and Cleomenes Senate, No 14 [?], Order Sparta, are invited. Interment strictly private.