He was born in 1836/37 (4 (24 in 1861)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and sandy hair (4).
He enlisted on 10 December 1861 (3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Keyser (3). He was a private in company C (1, 9).
He was wounded on 22 May 1864 (1, 6).
His descriptive list was sent on 30 June 1864, but the descriptive roll does not say where it was sent (3).
He was absent, sick, at muster out (1). He was a private, in company C (9).
On 9 July 1886, he applied successfully for a pension (7, 8).
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 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 8 September 1863
3 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 8 October 1863 (JG Kerr)
4 company C, descriptive roll, entry 103 (John G Kerr)
5 company C, untitled list, probably of status at muster out, entry 39 (John G Kerr)
6 'The Ninety-first Pennsylvania volunteers', Philadelphia Inquirer 8 June 1864 page 3 (John J Kerr)
7 pension index, by name (John G Kerr)
8 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company C (John G Kerr)
9 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John G Kerr)
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