He was born in 1839/40 (4 (24 in 1864)). He was born in Bedford County, Pennsylvania (4).
When he enlisted, he was a farmer (4).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair (4).
He was drafted (1, 4). His service was credited to the sixteenth congressional district (4). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 September 1864 (1, 4, 5). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (4). He was a private in company I (1, 13).
In 1870, he was living in Broad Top Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (post office Yellow Creek) (7). He was living with Sarah (presumably his wife), and with Mary, George, Elizabeth, and Elvira [?] (presumably their children) (7). He was a laborer, and owned $500 in real estate and $150 in personal property (7).
In 1880, he was living in Mann Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (8). He was a farmer (8). He was living with his wife Sarah, and children Mary, George, Elizabeth, Elmira [?], Margaret, Harry, Barbara, and Katharine (8).
On 17 June 1889, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 10).
In 1890, he was living in Piney Creek, Mann Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (5).
On 21 [?] November 1899, his widow, Sarah Smith, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 10).
In 1900, his widow, Sarah Smith (assuming I've identified her correctly) was living in West St Clair Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (9).
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) (Bartly Smith)
2 message on PABEDFOR-L list, from David and Carol Eddleman, 7 November 2002, transcribing lists of buried soldiers from the Bedford Inquirer, 22 May 1908 (Bartley Smith)
3 company I, register of men discharged (Bartly Smith)
4 company I, descriptive roll, #30 (Bartley Smith)
5 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Mann Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 74, page 1 (Bartley Smith)
6 pension index, by name (Bartley Smith)
7 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Broad Top Township (post office Yellow Creek), microfilm series M593, film 1304, page 401 = 27 handwritten] (Bartley Smith)
8 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Mann Township, microfilm series T9, film 1098, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 228, page 220 = 11 C handwritten] (Bartin [sic] Smith)
9 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, West St Clair Township, microfilm series T623, film 1376, supervisor's district 134, enumeration district 28, page 139 = 8 B handwritten (Sarah Smith)
10 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company I (Bartley Smith)
11 Pennsylvania veterans burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 4 December 2010) (Bartley Smith)
12 Find a grave, memorial 19293917, created by Kat, 8 May 2007, accessed 12 January 2011 [identification is confirmed by transcription of inscription as '91st PA Infantry'; the memorial mentions a GAR star and flag] (Bartley Smith)
13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Bartley Smith)
|Name||Smith Bartley||- Sarah||- Mary A||- George W||- Elizabeth||- Elvira [?]|
|Color||" [sc. W]||"||"||"||"||"|
|Real estate value||500|
|Personal estate value||150|
|Birthplace||" [sc. Penna]||"||"||"||"||"|
|Father foreign born|
|Mother foreign born|
|Birth month if born within year|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year||1|
|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 ...|
|dwelling visit #||94|
|family visit #||95|
|name||Smith Bartin [sic]||- Sarah||- Mary A||- George W||- Elizabeth||- Elmira [?]||- Margret||- Harry F||- Barbra P||- Katharine|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Farming||Keeping house||At home||Works on farm||At home||At home|
|school this year|
|birth date||Nov 1841 [?]|
|# years married|
|mother of how many children?|
|# of children living|
|# years in USA|
|# months not employed|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|