He was born in 1841/42 (2 (22 in 1864), 3 (22 in 1864)). He was born in Cork, Ireland (2, 3).
When he enlisted, he was a laborer (2, 3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6-1/2 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, blue eyes, and light hair (2, 3).
He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private on 6 February 1864, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 2, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Shipley (2). He was mustered by Lieutenant Hilderburn (2). He was a private in company B (1, 6, 7).
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) (Philip Dailey)
2 company B, [second] descriptive book, entry 11 (Philip Daly)
3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 1 Jun 2004 (Philip Dailey; rolls have Daly)
4 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 3 July 1864 (Private Daly)
5 monthly return, company B, May 1864 (Philip Daly)
6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Philip Daly)
7 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Philip Daily)