He was born in 1840/41 (3 (22 in 1863)). He was born in Delaware [?] (3).
When he enlisted, he was a sea[man?] (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, dark eyes, and dark hair (3).
He was drafted (1, 3). His service was credited to the Third Congressional District (3). He enlisted and was mustered into service in the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 20 July 1863 (1, 3). He enlisted for three years (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) (Thomas H Smith)
2 company I, register of men transferred (Thomas H Smith)
3 company I, descriptive roll, #83 (Thomas H Smith)
4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Thomas H Smith)