He was born in 1820/21 (3 (40 in 1861)).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 27 December 1861 (1, 3). He enlisted at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3). He was mustered in as a private, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3). He was a private in company D (1, 5).
He was buried in St Mary's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4).
In 1891, Gross Brothers provided a government headstone for his grave (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) (John Casey)
2 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 28 July 1863 (Private Casey)
3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 15 July 2004 (John Casey)
4 Headstones provided for deceased Union Civil War veterans 1879-1903 (John Casey)
5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John Casey)