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George R C McCleary

Before the war

He was born in 1840/41 (4 (23 in 1864)). He was born in New Albany, Indiana (4).

When he enlisted, he was a ship carpenter, and was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7-3/8 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (4).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private on 28 January 1864 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 4). He was a private in company B (1, 7-8).

He was discharged on 29 April 1864 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1 [27 Apr], 3, 4 [27 Apr]). He was a private, in company B (7-8).

In May 1864, the regiment reported him absent sick in hospital, at Washington, DC (6).

On 29 June 1864, the regiment reported him discharged (5). Lentz reported on 9 July 1864 that the regiment had been informed of his discharge (2).

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) (George McClary)

2 letter, Lentz to Bennett, 9 July 1864 (George N Cleary)

3 company B, [second] descriptive roll, entry 21 (George R C McCleary)

4 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 1 Jun 2004 (George McClary; rolls have 'McCleary')

5 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 29 June 1864 (McClary)

6 monthly return, company B, May 1864 (Geo K C McCleary)

7 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George R C McCleary)

8 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George McClary)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
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 5 January 2015, from Fold3]


McCleary, George R. C.
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

McClary George
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
McCleary, George R. C.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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