He was born in 1837/38 (4 (23 in 1861)). He was born in County Tyrone, Ireland (4).
When he enlisted, he was a farmer (4).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair (4).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 28 October 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Hamberg (3). He was a private, in company G (1, 5).
He was transferred in December 1861 to company A (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) (John Cook)
2 Register of men discharged, co.A (John Cook)
3 company A descriptive roll, entry 82 (John Cook)
4 company G, register of men transferred (John Cook)
5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John Cook)