He was born in 1844/45 (3 (19 in 1864)). He was born in Ireland (3 [residence Ireland at enlistment!]).
When he enlisted, he was a miner (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair (3).
He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private on 16 March 1864, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 3). He was a private in company D (1, 5).
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)
2 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 27 April 1864
3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 31 May 2004 (Patrick Gallagher)
4 company D, register of deserters (Patrick Gallagher)
5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Patrick Gallagher)