He enlisted under the alias 'John Hanton' (3, 4).
He was born in 1839/40 (2 (25 in 1865)). He was born in Switzerland (2).
When he enlisted, he was a moul[der] (2).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 10 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and light hair (2).
He was a substitute (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 25 March 1865 (1, 2, 4). He was enlisted for one year, at West Chester, Pennsylvania, by Captain Chrishman (2). He was a private in company C (1, 5).
On 27 June 1892, he applied successfully for a pension from Massachusetts (3, 4).
He died in 1910 (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 Hanton)
2 company C, descriptive roll, entry 150 (John Hanton)
3 pension index, by name (John [sic] Burke alias John Hanton)
5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John Hanton)