He was born in 1846/47 (2 (18 in 1865)). He was born in Adams County, Pennsylvania (2).
When he enlisted, he was a laborer (2).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (2).
He was a substitute for Andrew Brain (1, 2). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 23 March 1865 (1, 2, 3, 5). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, by Captain Eyster (2). His service was credited to the Sixteenth Congressional District (2). He was a private in company G (1, 6).
He received clothing worth $41.05 (2).
In 1890, he was living in Tyrone, Adams County, Pennsylvania (post office: York Springs) (3).
On 6 April 1892, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (4, 5).
On 18 September 1908, he again applied for a pension (5).
He died on 26 May 1915, at York Springs, Pennsylvania (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) (Franklin Spangler)
2 company G, second descriptive list, [#106] (Franklin Spangler)
3 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 23, page 3 (Franklin Spangler)
4 pension index, by name (Franklin Spangler)
5 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (Franklin Spangler)
6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Franklin Spangler)