He was born in 1839/40 (4 (24 in 1864)). He was born in Utica, New York (4).
When he enlisted, he was a teamster, and was living in Philadelphia (4).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and light hair (4).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 11 March 1864 (1, 4). He enlisted at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4). He was mustered in, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as a private in company I (1, 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)
2 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 27 April 1864
3 company I, register of deserters (Henry Hall)
4 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 29 March 2005 (Henry Hall)
5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Henry Hall)