He was born in 1831/32 (3 (32 in 1864)). He was born in Ireland (3).
When he enlisted, he was a plumber (3, 4).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, dark eyes, and dark hair (3).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 23 September 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, by Captain Smith, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3). He was a private in company F (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) (James Ford)
2 company F, register of deserters, #13 (James Ford [?])
3 company F, descriptive roll, #35 (James Ford)
4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (James Ford)