He was born in 1820/21 (3 (40 in 1861)).
He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 26 November 1861 (1, 3). He was mustered in as a private in company K (3, 5).
He was transferred on 24 December 1861 to company D (1, 3, 4).
He was discharged on 17 January 1863 on surgeon's certificate of disability, either at Convalescent Camp, Virginia, or at Carver Hospital, Washington DC (1, 2 [medical board], 3). He was a private, in company D (5).
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) (James O'Brien)
2 company D, register of men discharged, entry 15 (James O Brien)
3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 10 August 2004 (James O'Brien)
4 company K, list of men transferred, #14 (James Obryen [?])
5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (James O'Brien)