He was born in 1818/19 (3 (42 in 1861)). He was born in Ireland (3).
When he enlisted, he was a laborer (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (3).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 19 or 22 October 1861 (1, 3 [19 Oct]). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Murphy (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) (Nicholas Green)
2 company F, register of men discharged (Nicholas Green)
3 company F, descriptive roll, #59 (Nicholas Green)
4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Nicholas Green)