He was born in 1844/45 (6 (19 in 1864)). He was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania (6).
When he enlisted, he was a student (6).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8-1/2 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and light hair (6).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 27 January 1864 (1, 6). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Shipley (6). He was mustered in by Lieutenant Burke (6). He was a private in company D (1, 7, 8).
On 2 March 1864, Colonel Gregory detached him for duty with the recruiting service in Chester, Pennsylvania (2, 4). He may be one of the people whom Sinex asked on 27 April 1864 be returned to the regiment (3).
He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1). He was a corporal, in company D (7, 8).
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, 7 March 1864
3 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 27 April 1864 [uncertain; the name is almost illegible]
4 special order 14, HQ 91st PA, 2 March 1864
5 special order 39, HQ 91st PA, 3 July 1865 (Preston H Hoops)
6 company D, second descriptive roll, entry 36 (Preston H Hoopes)
7 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Preston H Hoops)
8 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Preston H Hoopes)