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James C Sunderland

Before the war

He was born in August 1844 (6; 4 (18 in 1861), 6 (55 in 1900)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4, 6).

When he enlisted, he was a paperh[anger] (4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8-1/4 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and brown hair (4).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 17 September 1861 (1, 2, 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Smith (4). He was mustered in as third corporal in company G (2, 9).

He was discharged at Alexandria, Virginia, on 3 October 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability, by order of General Wadsworth (1, 2, 3, 4). He was a corporal in company G (1, 9).

After the war

In 1871/2, he married Sarah P [unknown surname] (6). In 1900, she had had five children, four of whom were alive (6).

In 1890, he was living at 1611 Edgely Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7).

On 3 February 1899, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (5, 8).

In 1900, he was living at 1357 Seltzer Street, ward 37, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6). He was a house painter (6). He was living with his wife Sarah, daughters Emma Sanders, Blanche, Amanda, and Gertrude, and two granddaughters (6).

He died on 16 August 1902 (8).

On 30 August 1905, his widow, Sallie P Sunderland, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (5, 8).

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) (Jas C Sunderland)

2 company G, list of non-commissioned officers (James C Sunderland)

3 company G, register of men discharged, #14 (James C Sunderland)

4 company G, descriptive roll, entry 8 (James C Sunderland)

5 pension index, by name (James Sunderland)

6 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 37, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 957, microfilm series T623, film 1479, page 4 B = 4 handwritten (Jas C Sunderland)

7 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 763, page 4 (James C Sunderland)

8 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (James C Sundorland)

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

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1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 763, page 4]
[line] 47
[house] 253
[family] 259
[name] James C Sunderland
[rank] US Sol
[company] [blank]
[unit] [blank]
[enlistment date] [blank]
[discharge date] [blank]
[length of service] [blank]
[post office address] 1611 Edgely St
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 37, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 957, microfilm series T623, film 1479, page 4 B = 4 handwritten]
line8384858687888990
streetSeltzer St
house number1357       
dwelling number90       
family number95       
nameSunderland Jas C- Sarah PSanders EmmaSunderland Blanche- Amanda- GertrudeSanders Blanche- Josephine
relationshipHeadWifeDaughterDaughterDaughterDaughterG DaughterG Daughter
colorWWWWWWWW
sexMFFFFFFF
birth dateAug 1844Feb 1847May 1873Dec 1876May 1879Jan 1883Oct 1894Dec 1897
age55532723211752
married?MMMSSSSS
# years married28287     
mother of how many children? 52     
# of children living 42     
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year        
# years in USA        
naturalized citizen?        
occupationHouse Painter     At School 
# months not employed0       
# months in school      10 
can readyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes
speaks Englishyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes
owned/rentedR       
free or mortgaged        
farm/houseH       
# of farm schedule        

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 24 April 2015, from Fold3]


Sunderland James C
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Corp'l | Corp'l
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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