He was born in 1844/45 (3 (19 in 1864)). He was born in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania (3).
He was a boatman (3).
When he enlisted, he was 4 feet 11-5/8 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and black hair (3).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 14 January 1864 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Stretch (3). He was a private in company A (1, 7).
He was buried at the National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia (1, 5).
The regiment sent a final statement to the Adjutant General's Office on 25 June 1865 (3).
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) (Frank Miller)
2 Thomas Walter, 'Personal recollections and experiences of an obscure soldier', Grand Army Scout and Soldiers' Mail volume 3, number 46, page 2.
3 company A descriptive roll, entry 115 (Frank Miller)
4 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 9 June 1864 (Pri Miller)
5 Veterans' cemeteries, on Ancestry (searched 31 Mar 2005) (Frank Miller)
6 'The Ninety-first Pennsylvania volunteers', Philadelphia Inquirer 8 June 1864 page 3 (Frank Miller)
7 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Frank Miller)