He was born in Philadelphia Pennsylvania (2). He was born in 1844/45 (2 (19 in 1864)).
When he enlisted, he was a cooper (2).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (2).
He enlisted and was mustered into service, as a recruit, for three years, in company E on 21 January 1864, at Philadelphia Pennsylvania (1, 2, 4). He was enlisted by Lieutenant Shipley, and mustered into service by Lieutenant Hilderburn (2).
On 14 March 1865, he was reported returned from absent sick (3).
He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1). He was a private, in company E (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)
2 Company E, descriptive roll, entry 117
3 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 14 March 1865 (Chas Leonard)
4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Charles Leonard)