Monday, November 18, 2013

Alexander Rutter, 100th., Pennsylvania Infantry.

Alexander Rutter, was mustered in the 100t., Pennsylvania infantry, Co. C., as a private, February 29, 1864, for three years.  Wounded at Bethesda Church, June 2, 1864, Age 20.  "A shot fracture of the right leg by a minie ball.  The leg was amputated and later he was transferred to Judiciary Square Hospital, where he was furnished with a artificial limb, by the Jewett's Patent Leg Company.  He was discharged from the service May 4, 1865, and pensioned.  His pension was paid June 4, 1880.

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