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Thomas Stewart

Before the war

He was born in 1824/25 (4 (36 in 1861), 5 (63 in ?1895), 7 (49 in 1880)). He was born in Ireland (5, 7).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 12 November 1861 (1, 4, 6 [16 Nov], 8). He was mustered in as a private, in company D (1, 4, 9).

He was discharged at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 14 August 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 3 [medical board], 4, 6 [25 Jun 62], 8). He had served for seven months (5, 6 [7 months 11 days]). He was a private, in company D (9).

After the war

In 1880, he was living in Aurora Township, Waushara County, Wisconsin (7). He was living with his wife Margaritta, and sons Alexander and John (7). He was a farmer (7).

On 13 July 1883, he successfully applied for a pension (8).

He attended the 1884 meeting of the 91st's Survivors' Association, where he was "in one of his happiest moods, and was the life of the evening" (2).

In 1890, he was living in Aurora Township, Waushara County, Wisconsin (post office Berlin, Wisconsin) (6).

He was admitted to the Wisconsin National Soldiers' Home on 24 July 1895 (5). He had a hernia and deafness (5). He was receiving a pension of $12 per month (5). He was admitted from Waushara County (5). He was a carpenter, and a widower (5).

He was dropped from the National Soldiers Home on 31 December 1895 (5). (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) (Thomas Stewart)

2 'The Ninety-first' [report of their 1884 meeting]. Grand Army Scout and Soldiers' Mail, 20 December 1884, page 6 column 2 (Thomas J Stewart)

3 company D, register of men discharged, entry 12 (Thomas Stewart)

4 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 10 August 2004 (Thomas Stewart)

5 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. Page 660. (Thomas Stewart)

6 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Wisconsin, Waushara County, Aurora Township, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 234, page [1] (Thomas Stewart)

7 1880 US census, Wisconsin, Waushara County, Aurora, supervisor's district 4, enumeration district 183, microfilm series T9, film 1452, page 251 = 12 D handwritten (Thomas Stewart)

8 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company D (Thomas Stewart)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed 12 June 2005)

1880 census

[1880 US census, Wisconsin, Waushara County, Aurora, supervisor's district 4, enumeration district 183, microfilm series T9, film 1452, page 251 = 12 D handwritten]
line43444546
street name    
house number    
dwelling visit #130   
family visit #152   
nameStewart ThomasMargarittaAlexanderJohn
colorWWWW
sexMFMM
age49492014
month born if born in year    
relationship WifeSonSon
single  [blank? or '1'?]1
married11[blank? or '1'?] 
widowed/divorced    
married during year    
occupationFarmerKeeping houseAt homeAt home
months unemployed    
currently ill?    
blind    
deaf/dumb    
idiotic    
insane    
disabled    
school this year   1
can't read    
can't write    
birthplaceIrelandIrelandPennPenn
father's birthplaceIrelandIrelandIrelandIreland
mother's birthplaceIrelandIrelandIrelandIreland

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Wisconsin, Waushara County, Aurora Township, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 234, page [1]]
[line] 18
[house] 95
[family] 97
[name] Thomas Stewart
[rank] Private
[company] D
[unit] 91 Penn Vol
[enlistment date] Nov 16 1861
[discharge date] June 25 1862
[length of service] 0 [years], 7 months, 11 days
[post office address] Do [sc. Berlin Wisconsin]
[disability incurred] x
[remarks] x

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 23 April 2015, from Fold3]


Stewart, Thomas
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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