He was born in 1841/42 (8 (19 in 1861)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and light hair (8).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 19 September 1861 (1, 8). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Colonel Burr (8). He was a private in company H (1, 11-12).
He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (10).
On 30 December 1863, Sinex reported that he was one of 38 men who had less than fifteen months to serve who were unwilling to reenlist (2). On 2 January 1864, he was transferred to the 155th Pennsylvania Infantry, while those eligible were on veterans' leave (6).
In September (?) 1864, he was still officially detailed as a teamster, since 14 September 1862 (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)
2 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 30 December 1863
3 order, Sinex, 6 June 1863
4 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 22 March 1863 (Private Rowan)
5 [list of detailed men, probably from Sept 1864] (Robert J Rowan)
6 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 2 January 1864 (Rowan)
7 company H, register of men discharged, #43 (Robert J Rowan)
8 company H, descriptive roll, #10 (Robert J Rowan)
9 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 3 November 1864 (Teams Rowan)
10 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (Robt J Rowan)
11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Robert I Rowan)
12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Robert J Rowen)