He was born in Montgomery [County], Pennsylvania (4, 5 [Washington PA]). He was born in 1824/25 (4 (39 in 1864), 5 (39 in 1864)).
When he enlisted, he was a laborer (4, 5).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair (4, 5).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 31 March 1864 in the 62nd Pennsylvania Infantry (1, 4, 5). He was enlisted for three years, at Alleghany, Pennsylvania, by Captain Kirker (4, 5). He served in company M (8).
He was transferred on 20 July 1864 from company M of the 62nd Pennsylvania to the 91st (1). On 21 July 1864, he, and the other members of companies L and M, were assigned to company G (2). On 22 July 1864, they were transferred to company K, following brigade orders to assign them to the smallest company (3). He was then absent, as a private (3). He was a private in company K (1, 8, 9).
He was wounded. He was a private, in company K (9). He was transferred to the Veterans' reserve corps (1).
He was discharged on 13 November 1865 (1).
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)
2 special order 65, HQ 91st PA, 21 July 1864 (William McIntyre)
3 special order 66, HQ 91st PA, 22 July 1864 (William McIntyre)
4 company K, third descriptive roll (William McIntyre)
5 company K, fourth descriptive roll (William McIntyre)
6 company K, monthly report, April 1865 (Wm McIntyre)
7 monthly return, company K, June 1865 (Wm McIntyre)
8 Page 232. Floyd G Hoenstine. Military services and genealogical records of soldiers of Blair County, Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA: Telegraph Press, 1940. (William McIntire)
9 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William McIntyre)