He was born in 1822/23 (4 (38 in 1861)). He was born in Ireland (4).
When he enlisted, he was 6 feet tall, and had a light complexion, light eyes, and light hair (4).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 12 November 1861 (1, 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Colonel Burr (4). He was mustered in as a private in company H (1, 5). He had gun 30 (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) (William Conway)
2 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 28 July 1863 (Pri Conway)
3 company H, register of deserters, #19 (William Conway)
4 company H, descriptive roll, #52 (William Conaway)
5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William Conaway)