He was born in 1842/43 (3 (18 in 1861)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3).
When he enlisted, he was a laborer (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair (3).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 14 September 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Starr (3). He was a private in company F (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) (Corne's Dougherty)
2 company F, register of men discharged (Cornelius Dougherty)
3 company F, descriptive roll, #27 (Cornelius Dougherty)
4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Cornelius Dougherty)
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