He was born in 1843/44 (2 (21 in 1865)).
He was a substitute (1, 2). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 29 March 1865 (1, 2). He was mustered in as a private, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2). He was a private in company B (1, 3).
He was absent, sick, when the regiment mustered out (1, 2). He was a private, in company B (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) (John Smith)
2 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 1 July 2004 (John Smith)
3 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John Smith)