He was born in 1824/25 (2 (40 in 1865)). He was born in Adams County, Pennsylvania (2).
When he enlisted, he was a labo[rer] (2).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9-1/2 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (2).
He was drafted from the sixteenth congressional district (1, 2). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 28 February 1865 (1, 2). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, by Captain Eyster (2). He was mustered in as a private in company H (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) (Judge Thomas)
2 company H, descriptive roll, #187 (George [sic] Thomas)
3 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George Thomas)