He was born in 1842/43 (3 (21 in 1864)). He was born in Donegal, Ireland (3).
When he enlisted, he was a boatm[an] (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and light hair (3).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 30 January 1864 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Brooke (3). He was a private in company I (1, 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) (David Hampton)
2 company I, register of deserters (David Hampton)
3 company I, descriptive roll, #41 (David Hampton)
4 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 28 December 1864 (Hampton)
5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (David Hampton)