He was born in 1841/42 (2 (23 in 1865)). He was born in New Brunswick, [Canada] (2).
When he enlisted, he was a hatt[er?] (2).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair (2).
He was a substitute (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 25 March 1865 (1, 2). He was enlisted for one year, at West Chester, Pennsylvania, by Captain Chrishman (2). He was a private in company C (1, 4).
He was absent, sick, when the regiment mustered out (1). He was a private, in company C (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) (William Townsend)
2 company C, descriptive roll, entry 151 (William Townsend)
3 company C, untitled list, probably of status at muster out, entry 61 (William Townsend)
4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William Townsend)