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Robert Carrick

Before the war

He was born in 1809/10 (4 (44 in 1862), 8 [50 in 1860]). He was born on the Island of Malta (4, 8).

In 1860, he was living in ward 1, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8). He was living with Margaret (presumably his wife), George, Thomas, John, James, Robert, and Margaret (presumably their children (8). he was a laborer (8).

When he enlisted, he was a carpenter (4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, gray eyes, and light hair (4).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 1 or 9 August 1862 (1 [9 Aug], 4 [1 Aug], 7 [9 Aug]). He was enlisted for three years, by Lieutenant Gregory [?], at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4). He was a private in company F (1, 9).

His clothing was issued by the Adjutant General's Department at Harrisburg Pennsylvania (4).

He was discharged at camp in the field on 13 February 1863 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1 [13 Feb 62], 2 [12 Feb 63], 3 [13 Feb 63], 4, 7 [13 Feb]). He was a private, in company F (9).

After the war

On 10 March 1863, he applied unsuccessfully for a pension (6, 7).

He died on 1 June 1881 (5, 7). He was buried in the Philadelphia National Cemetery, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5).

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 consolidated morning report, 13 February 1863

3 company F, register of men discharged (Robert Carrick)

4 company F, descriptive roll, #103 (Robert Carrick)

5 Interment.net: Cemetery transcription library: Philadelphia National Cemetery (searched 29 December 2005) (Robert Carrick)

6 pension index, by name (Robert Carrick)

7 pension index, by regiment (Robert Carrick)

8 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 1, microfilm series M653, film 1151, page 556 = 90 handwritten (Robert Carrick)

9 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Robert Carrick)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed April 2006)

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 1, microfilm series M653, film 1151, page 556 = 90 handwritten]
line3233343536373839
Dwelling number539       
Family number703       
NameRobert CarrickMargaretGeorgeThomasJohnJamesRobertMargaret
Age5040211816141210
SexMFMMMMMF
Color        
OccupationLaborer BrickmakerCarder""  
Value of real estate owned        
Value of personal estate        
Place of birthIsle of MaltaIrelandPhila"""""
Married within year        
Attended school within year      11
Cannot read & write        
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.        

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 17 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Carrick, Robert
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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