He was born in 1816/17 (2 (44 in 1861)).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 13 November 1861 (1, 2). He enlisted at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2). He was mustered in, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as a private in company I (1, 2, 3).
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) (Alexander Greer)
2 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 29 March 2005 (Alexander Greer)
3 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Alexander Greer)