He was born in 1845/46 (3 (18 in 1864), 7 [3 in 1850], 8 [14 in 1860]). He was born to John and Sarah Homan (6, 8--but see 7, 9). He was born in Philadelphia Pennsylvania (3, 6, 7, 8).
In 1850, he was living in Locust Ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7). He was living with John and Hannah Haman and others (7).
In 1860, he was living in ward 10, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8). He was living with John and Sarah Homan, and two other people (8). He had attended school within the year (8).
When he enlisted, he was a carpenter (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and auburn hair (3).
He enlisted and was mustered into service, as a recruit, for three years, on 9 February 1864, in Philadelphia (1, 3). He was enlisted by Lieutenant Shipley, and was mustered into service by Lieutenant Burke (3). He as a private in company E (1, 3, 10).
He died at City Point, Virginia, on 6 November 1864 of those wounds (1) and from having his leg amputated (2, 3, 4, 6, 9 [7 Nov]). He was a private, in company E (10). On 15 November 1864, he was buried at Monument Cemetery, from his parents' house, 920 Race Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6, 9). He was single (6).
On 26 January 1865, company E published resolutions mourning his death (and fifteen others), and sympathizing with their families (5).
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
3 descriptive roll, company E, entry 138 (Samuel Homan)
4 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 18 November 1864 (Privt Homan)
5 'Headquarters company E', Philadelphia Inquirer 26 January 1865 page 5 (Samuel C Homan)
6 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 6 November 1864 (Samuel C Homan)
7 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Locust Ward, microfilm series M432, film 814, page 158 = 315 handwritten (Samuel Haman)
8 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 10, E.D., microfilm series M653, film 1160, page 662 = 228 handwritten (Saml Homan)
9 death notice, Public Ledger 14 November 1864 page 2 (Samuel C Homan)
10 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Samuel Homan)
|Dwellings visited||913|| |
|Families visited||913|| |
|Name||John Haman||Hannah "||Louisa "||Samuel "||John "||Sarah Morris||Mary Cannon||Henry Crossing||Frank Hamon||James Graham|
|Occupation of males over 15 years||[illegible; seems to begin 'Poness'] Store|| |
|Real estate owned|| |
|Birthplace||Phila||New Jersey||Phila||do||do||Delaware||Phila||Ireland||Philada||ditto [?]|
|Married within year|| |
|Attended school within year|| ||1|
|Over 20 & can't read/write||1|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|| |
|Name||John Homan||Sarah "||Chas Daren||Saml Homan||Louisa Johnson|
|Value of real estate owned||2,000|
|Value of personal estate||1,000|
|Place of birth||Pa||"||"||"||"|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year||1||1|
|Cannot read & write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
HOMAN--On the 7th instant at the Fifth Corps Hospital City Point Va., SAMUEL C, son of John and Sarah Homan of wounds received October 27th before Petersburg, in the 20th year of his age, a member of Company F 91st Reg't PV.
The relatives and friends of the family, and the members of the 91st Regiment in the city, are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from the residence of his parents, No [illegible number, ending '20'] Race street, on Tuesday [?] afternoon, the 14th [?] instant, at 2 [?] o'clock. To proceed to Monument Cemetery.