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Matthew McNamara

Before the war

He was born in 1826/27 (4 (34 in 1861), 6 (67 in ?1887), 7 (67 in ?1887), 8 (67 in ?1887)). He was born in Ireland (6, 7, 8).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 27 September 1861 (1, 2 [June 1861], 3 [Apr 1862], 4 [27 Sep 61], 9 [27 Sep]). He was mustered in as a private in company I (1, 4, 10-12).

He was discharged on 4 June 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 2 [Aug 1865], 3 [Apr 1865], 4, 9 [4 Jun 62]). He served for nine months (7, 8). He was a private, in company I (10-12).

He also served in company A of the 116th Pennsylvania Infantry (5, 6, 7, 8, 9). He served for thirty-three months (6, 7, 8).

After the war

On 1 October 1884, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (5, 9).

On 2 July 1887, he was admitted to the National Soldiers Home (6, 7, 8). He was admitted from Pennsylvania (6, 7, 8). He had a hernia (6, 7, 8).

In 1888, he was present at the Southern Branch of the National Soldier Home (7). He was receiving a pension of $8 per month (7).

In 1890, he was living in the National Soldiers Home, Southern Branch, in Elizabeth City County, Virginia (2). His name appears twice (2). According to the first appearance, he had a wound in his abdomen (2); according to the second, he had a hernia from a fall (3).

In 1893, he was present in the Southern Branch of the National Soldiers Home (8). He was receiving a pension of $17 per month (8).

He was receiving a pension of $17 per month (6).

He died on 11 March 1896, at the Southern Branch of the National Soldiers Home (6, 9 [1 Mar]).

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) (Mat'w McNamara)

2 1890 US census, veterans schedule, Virginia, Elizabeth City County, National Soldiers Home, page [37] (image 36 on Ancestry) line 9 (Mathew McNamara)

3 1890 US census, veterans schedule, Virginia, Elizabeth City County, National Soldiers Home, page 226 (image 217 on Ancestry) line 26 (Matthew McNamara)

4 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 30 March 2005 (Mat'w McNamara)

5 pension index, by name (Matthew McNamara)

6 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1896. Serial Set volume 3516, session volume 40, 54th Congress, 2nd Session, House Document 46. Pages 840, 843, and 851. (Math McNamara)

7 Letter from the President of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, transmitting his report for the fiscal year 1888. Serial Set volume 2654, session volume 1, 50th Congress, 2d Session. House Miscellaneous Document 35. Pages 205, 206. (M McNamara)

8 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1893. Serial Set volume 3151, session volume 1, 53rd Congress, 1st Session. House Miscellaneous Document 35. Pages 717 and 719. (M McNamara)

9 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company I (Matthew McNamara)

10 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Mathew McNamarra)

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

12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Matthew [sic] McNamara)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 6 January 2015, from Fold3]


McNamarra, Mathew.
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
McNamara, Mathew.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 9 January 2015]

McManra, Mathew.
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
McNamara Mathew.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 16 January 2015]

McNamara Matthew
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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