He was born in 1814/15 (4 (47 in 1862)).
He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private on 17 January 1862, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 4). He was a private in company B (1, 5s).
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)
2 consolidated morning report, 13 February 1863
3 company B, descriptive roll, entry 28 (William Hill) (no information)
4 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 31 May 2004 (William Hill)
5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William Hill)
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