He was born in 1825/26 (3 (35 in 1861)). He was born in Ireland (3 ["Philad Ireland"]).
When he enlisted, he was a labo[rer] (3).
When he enlisted, he was 6 feet tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (3).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 4 November 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Casner (3). He was mustered in as a private in company K by Captain Peter Keyser (1, 3, 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) (Patrick Conners)
2 company K, register of deserters, entry 8 (Patrick Conners)
3 company K, descriptive roll (Patrick Conners)
4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Patrick Conners)