91st PA: Jacob G Leedy

Jacob G Leedy

Before the war

He was born on 11 May 1839 (9; 2 (25 in 1864), 5 (43 in 1880)). He was born in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania (2, 5).

When he enlisted, he was a far[mer] (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and light hair (2).

During the war

He was drafted (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 28 September 1864 (1, 3) or 27 September 1864 (2, 4 [8 Oct], 8 [8 Oct]). He enlisted for one year, at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (2, 3). His enlistment was credited to the fourteenth congressional district (2, 3). He was a private in company C (1, 11, 12).

He was discharged by general order on 11 May 1865 (1, 4, 7 [surgeon's certificate], 8). He was a private, in company C (11, 12).

After the war

On 15 May 1865, he applied successfully for a pension (6, 8).

In 1880, he was living in Lack Township, Juniata County, Pennsylvania (5). He was living with his wife Elizabeth and children John, William, Catharine, and Mary (5). He was a farm laborer (5).

In 1890, he was living in Lack Township, Juniata County, Pennsylvania (post office: Perce [?] Mills) (4).

He again applied for a pension on 15 May 1909 (8).

On 12 January 1913, he died, in Franklin County, Pennsylvania (8, 9, 10). He was buried in Cross Keys Methodist Cemetery, Juniata County, Pennsylvania (9).

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) (Jacob G Leedy)

2 company C, descriptive book, entry 127 (Jacob G Leedy)

3 company C, untitled list, probably of status at muster out, entry 41 (Jacob G Leedy)

4 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Oxford Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 18, page [2] (Jacob G Ludy)

5 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Juniata County, Lack Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 144, microfilm series T9, film 1137, pages 509 A-B = 1-2 handwritten (Jacob E Leedy)

6 pension index, by name (Jacob G Leedy)

7 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 27 May 1865 (Privt Leedy)

8 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company C (Jacob G Leedy)

9 Find a Grave, memorial 23076815, created by Anonymous, added 24 November 2007, accessed 13 March 2011 [identification is confirmed by reference on the memorial to his service in the 91st] (Jacob Leedy)

10 Pennsylvania death indices, 1913 ('Leedy, Jacob G.; 5114; Franklin Co.; Jan. 12.')

11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Jacob G Leedy)

12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Jacob J Leedy)

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Jacob G Leedy in the 91st PA database

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 26 November 2014, from Fold3]


Leedy Jacob G
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 26 November 2014]

Leedy Jacob J
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Leedy, Jacob G

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Juniata County, Lack Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 144, microfilm series T9, film 1137, pages 509 A-B = 1-2 handwritten]
[I did not transcribe the other families at this residence, headed by William P Bell, and by Jacob Leedy (79 years old)]
line49501234
street name      
house number      
dwelling visit #[9] 9   
family visit #[9] 9   
nameLeedy Jacob E_ ElizabethLeedy John_ William_ Catharine_ Mary
colorWWWWWW
sexMFMMFF
age433611632/12
month born if born in year     Mar
relationship WifeSonSonDaughterDaughter
single  111[blank]
married11    
widowed/divorced      
married during year      
occupationFarm laborerKeeping house    
months unemployed      
currently ill?      
blind      
deaf/dumb      
idiotic      
insane      
disabled1     
school this year      
can't read 11   
can't write 11   
birthplacePaPaPaPaPaPa
father's birthplaceVirPaPaPaPaPa
mother's birthplacePaPaPaPaPaPa

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Juniata County, Lack Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 199, page 1]
[line] 9
[house] 105
[family] 110
[name] Ludy Jacob G
[rank] Private
[company] C
[unit] 91 Penn Inf
[enlistment date] 8 Oct 1864
[discharge date] 11 May 1865
[length of service] [blank] years, 7 months, 14 days
[post office address] Perce [?] Mills
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

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