He was born in 1817/18 (and when he was discharged?) (2 (43 in 1861), 4 (43 in 1861)). He was born in Carlisle, England (2).
When he enlisted, he was a weaver (2).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 3/4 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and light hair (2).
He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 27 September 1861 (1, 2, 4). He was mustered in as a private, in company D (1, 2, 4, 5-6).
He was discharged at Alexandria Virginia, on 24 March 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 2, 3 [medical board], 4). He had been paid through 28 February 1862 (2). On 4 May 1862, he received $29.55, which was the balance owed him for pay from 1 March through 4 May, and subsistence for his return to Philadelphia, less the money he owed for one cap and one pair of pants (2). He was a private, in company D (5-6).
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)
3 company D, register of men discharged, entry 6 (Thomas Veach)
4 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 10 August 2004 (Thomas Veach)
5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Thomas Veech)
6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Thomas Veach)