He enlisted under the alias Stephen Nice (2). He also used the alias Joseph Gray (2).
He was born in 1836/37 (4 (28 in 1865), 5 (28 in 1865)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4).
When he enlisted, he was a sailor [?] (4).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair (4).
He also served in company C of the 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry (2, 7).
He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 6 March 1865 (1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7). He was enlisted for one year, by Captain Palmer (4). He was mustered in as a private (5). He was not assigned to a company in the 118th Pennsylvania (6).
He may have been charged for lost equipments, perhaps when the regiment mustered out (3).
He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 2, 5). He was a private, in company B (8).
He died on 14 October 1920, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2).
On 6 November 1920, Emma Gray, his widow unsuccessfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (2, 7).
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) (Stephen Nice)
3 list of men who owed money [?] (Stephen Nice)
4 company B, [third] descriptive roll, entry 109 (Stephen Nice)
5 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 23 Jun 2004 (Stephen Nice)
6 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'One hundred and eighteenth regiment', volume 3, page 1342. (In the roster) (Stephen Nice)
7 pension index, by name (John Gray, alias Joseph Grey, alias Stephen Nice)
8 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Stephen Nice)