He was born in 1844/45 (5 (19 in 1864; muster-out roll has '35')). He was born in Canada (5).
When he enlisted, he was a fireman, and was living in Bucks County, Pennsylvania (5).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 3-1/4 inches tall, and had a light complexion, black eyes, and black hair (5).
He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 1 March 1864 (1, 5). He was a private in company G (1, 5, 6).
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, 27 April 1864
3 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 29 June 1864 (Pri Johnson)
4 company G, register of deserters (Charles Johnson)
5 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 10 February 2005 (Charles Johnson)
6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Charles Johnson)