He was born in 1845/46 (2 (19 in 1865), 3 (19 in 1865)). He was born in Ireland (2).
When he enlisted, he was a labor[er] (2).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 10-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (2).
He was a substitute (1, 2, 3). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 27 March 1865 (1, 2, 3). He was enlisted for one year, at Frankford, Pennsylvania, by Captain Yardley (2). He was mustered in as a private in company H, at Frankford, Pennsylvania (1, 3, 4).
He deserted (1). He never reported to his company, and was dropped by order (3). He was a private, in company H (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) (George Hobson)
2 company H, descriptive roll, #157 (George Hobson)
3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 13 March 2005 (George Hobson)
4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George Hobson)