He was born in 1821/22 (3 (33 in 1865). He was born in Dublin, Ireland (3).
When he enlisted, he was a laborer (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9-1/4 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (3).
He was a substitute (1). He was mustered into service for three years, on 29 March 1865, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 3). He was enlisted and mustered into service by Captain Leaman (3). He was a private in company E (1, 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)
2 register of deserters, company E, entry 26
3 Company E descriptive roll, entry 164 (James L Mahoney)
4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (James L Mahoney)