He was born in 1838/39 (2 (26 in 1865)). He was born in Scotland (2).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair (2).
He was a substitute (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 27 March 1865 (1, 2). He was enlisted for one year, at West Chester, Pennsylvania, by Captain Chrishman (2). He was a private in company C (1, 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) (Daniel Thompson)
2 company C, descriptive roll, entry 157 (Daniel Thompson)
3 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Daniel Thompson)