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Here is some information. Please also see where he is buried and I see you have been active on findagrave.com so you know about this.https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/158113793/john-a.-delany
Might want to check with either Ohio or Pennsylvania state death records as well.
Name: John A Delaney Enlistment Age: 21 Birth Date: abt 1840 Enlistment Date: 4 Oct 1861 Enlistment Rank: Private Muster Date: 4 Oct 1861 Muster Place: Ohio Muster Company: C Muster Regiment: 53rd Infantry Muster Regiment Type: Infantry Muster Information: Enlisted Muster Out Date: 11 Aug 1865 Muster Out Place: Little Rock, Arkansas Muster Out Information: Mustered Out Side of War: Union Survived War?: Yes Title: Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio
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T288, General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 (544 rolls) which is also available online at Ancestry.com (for a fee), is a NARA microfilm publication that indexes the pension files, which may be helpful. The pension file will often contain more information about what the soldier did during the war than the CMSR, and it may contain much medical information if he lived for a number of years afterwards. If you have questions about these records you can email the National Archives at Washington, DC - Textual Reference (RDT1) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additionally vital records (such birth, marriage, and death records) are usually located with the state that the person resided in, and were not maintained by the Federal Government. The CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics website has links for where to find vital records from state and territorial agencies: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w/index.htm . The State of Ohio began recording deaths formally in 1867 however Pennsylvania did not until 1906. You may have luck looking at website like Ancestry.com (has fees) and FamilySearch which have indexes available for Pennsylvania and may be helpful.
Links on FamilySearch: Pennsylvania Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880 , and Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Deaths and Burials, 1856- 1971,
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