He was born in 1839/40 (3 (21 in 1861)). He was born in Norfolk, Virginia (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and black hair (3). He had a wound in his left leg, and scars on his head (3).
He enlisted and was mustered into service in company B on 20 November 1861 (1, 3, 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Keyser (3, 4). He was a private, in company B (1, 5, 6).
He was transferred to company C (1).
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 Lindsay)
2 company C, register of deserters, number 8 (David Lindsay)
3 company C, descriptive roll, entry 102 (David Lindsay)
4 company C, untitled list, probably of status at muster out, entry 118 (David Lindsey)
5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (David Lindsey)
6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (David Lindsay)