He was born in 1831/32 (3 (32 in 1864), 4 [27 in 1864]). He was born in North East Pennsylvania (3, 4 [Spain]).
When he enlisted, he was a seaman, and was living in Philadelphia (3, 4).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9-1/2 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, hazel eyes, and sandy hair (3, 4).
He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private on 11 March 1864, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 3, 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Gregory (3). He was mustered by Captain Nichols (3). He was owed $300 bounty, and may have been paid $19.12 (3). He was a private in company B (1, 8, 9).
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)
2 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 27 April 1864
3 company B, [second] descriptive roll, entry 50 (Ashman C Daballed)
4 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 1 Jun 2004 (Ashman Daballad; rolls have 'Daballed')
5 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 26 April 1864 (Deballed)
6 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 3 July 1864 (Private Daballad)
7 monthly return, company B, May 1864 (Ashman C Daballad)
8 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Ashman Daballad)
9 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Ashman C Daballed)