He was born in 1827/28 (3 (35 in 1863)). He was born in Stateville [??], [illegible state] (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 10 inches tall, and had a hazel complexion, dark eyes, and dark hair (3).
He was in the Confederate service (3).
He was a substitute (1, 3). He enlisted and was mustered into service in the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 8 July 1863 (1, 3 [31 Ju]ly], 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, by Captain Shett (3).
He was on detached duty at Camp Chase, perhaps beginning 19 September 1863 (3).
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) (Alfred Dubois)
2 company I, register of men transferred (Alfred Debois [sic])
3 company I, descriptive roll, #87 (Alfred Debois [sic])
4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Alfred Debois)