He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3). He was born in 1842/43 (3 (21 in 1864)).
When he enlisted, he was a brick [the rest is lost in the binding] (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair (3).
He also served in company I of the 52nd Pennsylvania Militia Infantry (6, 7).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 6 February 1864 (1, 3, 4 [6 Feb 62], 7). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Shipley (3). He was mustered in as a private in company H by Lieutenant Boorke (1, 3, 8).
On 3 July 1864, he and four other men in company H asked their captain, James Closson, to be transferred to a newly forming battalion of sharpshooters (2). Closson passed their request on to the regimental adjutant (2), but none were transferred.
He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 4, 7). He was a private, in company H (8).
In 1890, he was living at 2332 Sharswood Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4, 5). He was a driver (5).
On 17 August 1892, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 7).
On 15 February 1907, he again applied for a pension (7).
He died on 25 December 1918, at Quakertown, [Bucks County,] Pennsylvania (7).
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 letters, Fraley et al. to Closson, and Closson to Tayman, 3 and 4 July 1864 (Paul G Hill)
3 company H, descriptive list, #114 (Paul G Hill)
4 1890 US Census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia (25th division [ward not listed]), supervisor's district [illegible], enumeration district 689, page 1 (image 2225 on Ancestry) (Paul G Hill)
5 1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory (Paul G Hill)
6 pension index, by name (Paul G Hill)
7 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company H (Paul G Hill)
8 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Paul G Hill)