He was born in 1817/18 (3 (43 in 1861)). He was born in Augusta, Maine (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 10 inches tall, and a light complexion, blue eyes, and grey hair (3).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 27 or 29 November 1861 (1, 3 [29 Nov]). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by C L Zinn (3). He was mustered in as a private in company H (1, 6). He had rifle number 38 (3).
On 14 February 1863, he applied unsuccessfully for a pension (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) (Charles Sherman)
2 company H, register of men discharged, #18 (Charles Sherman)
3 company H, descriptive roll, #81 (Chas Sherman)
4 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (Charles Sherman)
5 pension index, by name (Charles Sherman)
6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Charles Sherman)