He was born in 1834/35 (3 (27 in 1862)). He was born in Ireland (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a light complexion, hazel eyes, and brown hair (3).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 18 June 1862 (1, 2, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Closson (3). He was a private in company G (1, 4).
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) (Robert Caldwell)
2 company G, register of deserters (Robert Caldwell)
3 company G, descriptive roll, #88 (Robert Caldwell)
4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Robert Caldwell)