91st PA: James L Mahoney

James L Mahoney

Before the war

He was born in 1821/22 (3 (33 in 1865). He was born in Dublin, Ireland (3).

When he enlisted, he was a laborer (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9-1/4 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (3).

During the war

He was a substitute (1). He was mustered into service for three years, on 29 March 1865, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 3). He was enlisted and mustered into service by Captain Leaman (3). He was a private in company E (1, 4).

He deserted on 25 April 1865, "on the campaign" (1, 2). He was a private, in company E (4).

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 register of deserters, company E, entry 26

3 Company E descriptive roll, entry 164 (James L Mahoney)

4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (James L Mahoney)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed March 2007)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 3 January 2015, from Fold3]


Mahoney, James L
     James
Co. E, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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