He was born in 1817/18 (2 (43 in 1861)). He was born in Philadelphia Pennsylvania (2).
When he enlisted, he was a basket maker (2).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7-1/2 inches tall, had a light complexion, dark eyes, and grey hair (2).
He was mustered into service for three years in company E on 6 September 1861, in Philadelphia Pennsylvania (1, 2, 4). He was enlisted by Captain Lentz, and mustered into service by Captain Starr (2).
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 descriptive book, company E, entry 83 (John C Young)
3 company E, register of men discharged, number 3 (John C Young)
4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John C Young)