He was born in 1834/35 (2 (30 in 1865)). He was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania (2).
When he enlisted, he was a seaman (2).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, gray eyes, and dark hair (2).
He was a substitute (1, 2). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 24 March 1865 (1, 2). He was enlisted for one year, at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, by Strong (2). His enlistment was credited to the ninth congressional district (2). He was a private in company A (1, 3).
He was absent, sick, when the regiment mustered out (1, 2). He was a private, in company A (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) (William Mitchell)
2 company A descriptive roll, entry 176 (William Mitchel)
3 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William Mitchel)