He was born in 1820/21 (3 (40 in 1861)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, light eyes, and light hair (3).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 8 October 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Colonel Zinn (3). He was mustered in a private in company H (1, 3, 4-5).
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) (John S Tucker)
2 company H, register of deserters, #8 (John Tucker)
3 company H, descriptive roll, #32 (John S Tucker)
4 Index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the State of Pennsylvania (John S Fricker, John S Tucker)
5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John S Tucker)