He was born in 1842/43 (3 (21 in 1864)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3).
When he enlisted, he was a butcher, and was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and light hair (3).
He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Philadephia, Pennsylvania, on 29 Feb 1864 (1, 3). He was mustered in as a private, in company D (1, 3, 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 Whitlock)
2 company D, register of deserters (William Whitlock)
3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 10 August 2004 (William Whitlock)
4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William Whitlock)