He enlisted under the alias John Dasey (3, 4).
He was born in 1840/41 (2 (22 in 1863)).
He was drafted (1, 2). He was mustered into service as a private in the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 9 September 1863, at Norristown, Pennsylvania (1, 2, 3). He served in company A of the 118th PA Infantry (4).
On 27 August 1879, he applied successfully for a pension (3, 4).
On 17 April 1893, his widow, Margaret Daly, applied unsuccessfully for a pension from New York (3, 4).
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 Dasney)
2 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 19 January 2005 (John Dasney (rolls have 'Dasey'))
3 pension index by name (John Daly alias John Dasey)
5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John Dasey)