Title: 1880 United States Federal Census
Author: Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Publication: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005
Note: Regimental History PENNSYLVANIA INDEPENDENT INFANTRY COMPANIES (LUTHER'S INFANTRY) Independent Infantry Companies. - A number of independent infantry companies were organized at various periods of the war and mustered in for such length of term as the occasion de- manded. The three years' companies of this class were the Pittsburg Fire Zouaves, Capt. Thomas Gibson, Jr., organized on June 14, 1861; Capt. Alexander Scott's company, organized on June 24, 1861; Capt. William Palmer's company, organized in Sept., 1861 Capt. Louis E. Smith's company, organized on Nov. 18, 1861 ; Capt. William F. Cardiff's company, organized in Dec., 1861 and attached to the Maryland Potomac home brigade. The nine months' companies were Capt. Charles E. Baldwin's company, organized at Garland, Aug. 29, 1862, and mustered out at Harrisburg on June 5, 1863; Capt. Wellington Jones' company, mustered in at Harrisburg on Oct. 2, 1862, and mustered out at the same place on July 9, 1863; Capt. George W. Hubbell's com- pany, known as the Chestnut Hill hospital company, organized at Philadelphia on Nov. 14, 1862, and mustered out in Aug. 1863; Capt. John B. Guthrie's militia company, mustered in at Pitts- burg on Oct. 16, 1862, and mustered out at Harrisburg on July 23, 1863; Capt. Edward Y. Luther's militia company, organized at Harrisburg on Feb. 14, 1863, and mustered out there on July 23, of the same year. Capt. William F. Rich's company was mustered in at Phila- delphia on June 29, 1863, for three months, but was mustered out on July 8, after a service of less than 30 days. Capt. William M. Shock's company was organized on June 24, 1863, for six months service and was mustered out at the expiration of that time. The same applies to Capt. Samuel T. Griffith's com- pany, which was mustered in on Aug. 8, 1863. Capt. William B. Mann's company was mustered in at Philadelphia on June 17, 1863, as emergency troops and was mustered out on July 24, fol- lowing. Capt. John Spear's company was also mustered in on June 17, 1863, for the emergency, and was mustered out on July 21. Capt. George Tanner's company, organized at Pittsburg on Aug. 30, 1864, for the 100 days' service, was mustered out in that city on Dec. 1O, 1864. Capt. William R. Jones' company, organized on Oct. 7, 1864, was intended for the 97th regiment. It was mustered in for one year and was mustered out at Balti- more, Md., June 17, 1865. Source: The Union Army, vol. 1 Battles Fought
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