He was born in 1817/18 (3 (43 in 1861)). He was born in Manchester, England (3).
When he enlisted, he was a brush maker (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5-3/4-1/8 [=5 7/8?] inches tall, and had a light complexion, hazel eyes, and light hair (3).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 16 September 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Smith (3). He was a private in company A (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) (John H Warren)
2 Register of men discharged, co.A (John H Warren)
3 company A descriptive list, entry 61 (John H Warren)
4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John H Warren)