He was born in 1824/25 (3 (36 in 1861)). He was born in Roxborough, Pennsylvania (3).
When he enlisted, he was a teamster (3).
When he enlisted, he was 6 feet 0 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, light eyes, and light hair (3).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 24 September 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia Pennsylvania, by Captain Smith (3). He was a private in company F (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) (Edward Lake)
2 company F, register of deserters, #8 (Edward Lake)
3 company F, descriptive roll, #41 (Edward Lake)
4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Edward Lake)