He was born in 1829/30 (3 (31 in 1861)). He was born in New York (3).
When he enlisted, he was a cler[k] (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet tall, and had a dark complexion, black eyes, and black hair (3).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 6 November 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Casner (3). He was mustered in as a private in company K, by T H Parsons (1, 3, 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) (John Harrison)
2 company K, register of deserters, entry 2 (John Harrison)
3 company K, descriptive roll (John Harrison [?])
4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John Harrison)