James Mooney

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Scott History of the 105th.

"During the month of March, 1862, our first-basso player, Mr. James Mooney, owing to pressing business interests, resigned and went home. His talent was sadly missed in the band; for "Jim" is not only a first-class performer, but a good fellow. He served with distinction in the Mexican war, and still suffers from wounds received at the famous battle of Molino del Rey. In 1864 he again enlisted in the band of the Second Pennsylvania Artillery, and was wounded in the wrist by a fragment of shell during an action near Petersburg, Va."