He was born in 1848/49 (2 (16 in 1865)). He was born in Pennsylvania (2).
When he enlisted, he was a laborer (2).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, hazel eyes, and light hair (2).
He was a substitute (1, 2). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 23 or 24 March 1865 (1 [24 Mar], 2 [23 Mar]). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, by Captain Eyster (2). He reported for duty on 23 March 1865 (2). His service was credited to the 16th congressional district (2). He was a private in company D (1, 3).
He was absent, in hospital, when the regiment mustered out (1). He was a private, in company D (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) (Jacob Miller)
2 company D, [second] descriptive roll, entry 74 (Jacob Miller)
3 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Jacob Miller)