He was born in 1833/34 (3 (27 in 1861)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4-1/2 inches tall, and had a darkish complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (3).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 2 December 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Black (3). He was mustered in as a private in company H (1, 4). He had rifle number 39 (3).
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) (Patrick McDonough)
2 company H, register of men discharged, #12 (Patrick McDonough)
3 company H, descriptive roll, #83 (Patrick McDonough)
4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Patrick McDonough)