He was born in 1833/34 (2 (30 in 1864)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2).
When he enlisted, he was a shoemaker, and was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and red hair (2).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 20 February 1864 (1, 2, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Burke (2, 3). He was mustered in as a private, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2). He was a private in company C (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) (David T Hunter)
2 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 15 July 2004 (David T Hunter)
3 company C, untitled list, probably of status at muster out, entry 115 (David T Hunter)
4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (David T Hunter)