He was born in 1845/46 (4 (15 in 1861), 9 (33 at death in 1880)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4, 9).
When he enlisted, he was a drummer (4).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 3-1/2 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair (4).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 4 November 1861 (1, 4, 10). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Parsons (4). He was a private in company F (1, 11 (drummer)).
He was discharged at Washington DC on 12 April 1863 (?) on surgeon's certificate of disability (1 [has 12 April 1862], 2 [no date], 3 [12 Apr 63], 4 [12 Apr 63 (?)], 10 [6 Apr 63]). He was a private in company F (11).
In 1870, he was living in ward 1, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania (6). He was living with his wife Julia, and (his presumed son) Albert (6). He was a paper hanger, and owned $200 in personal property (6).
In 1880, he was living at 2026 Ritter Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7). He was living with his wife Julia (7). He was a paper hanger, and had been out of work for nine months in the last year (7). He had consumption (7).
He died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 9 June 1880, of consumption of the lungs (5, 9, 10). The funeral was held on 12 June 1880, from 2026 Ritter Street (his residence) (5). The services were held at Summerfield Methodist Episcopal Church (5). He was buried in Cumberland Street Methodist Episcopal Church Vault (5) or North Cedar Hill (9).
On 31 August 1911, his widow, Julia H Rutter, applied unsuccessfully for a pension (8, 10).
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) (Albert Rutter)
2 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 12 April 1863 (Musician Rutter)
3 company F, register of men discharged (Albert Rutter)
4 company F, descriptive roll, #77 (Albert Rutter)
5 [death notice], Philadelphia Inquirer 12 June 1880 page 4 (Albert Rutter)
6 1870 US census, Luzerne, Wilkes Barre, ward 1, microfilm series M593, film 1369, page 618 = 77 handwritten (Albert A Rutter)
7 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 669, microfilm series T9, film 1189, page 381 = 17 A handwritten (Albert A Rutter)
8 pension index, by name (Albert Rutter)
9 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10 June 1880 (Albert A Rutter)
10 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (Albert Rutter)
11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Albert Rutter)
|Name||Rutter, Albert A||- Julia||- Albert M|
|Sex||" [sc. M]||F||M|
|Color||" [sc. W]||"||"|
|Occupation||Paper Hanger||Keeping [sic]|
|Real estate value|
|Personal estate value||200|
|Father foreign born|
|Mother foreign born|
|Birth month if born within year|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|street name||Ritter St.|
|dwelling visit #||139|
|family visit #||150|
|name||Rutter, Albert A||- Julia H|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Paper Hanger||Keeping House|
|disabled|| ||1 [sic]|
|school this year|
RUTTER.--On the 9th instant, ALBERT A. RUTTER, in the thirty fourth year of his age.
The relatives and friends of the family, Improvement Lodge, No. 344, I.O.O.F., and Welcome Division, No. 29, S. of T., are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, this afternoon, at 2 1/2 o'clock, from his late residence, No. 2026 Ritter street. Services at Summerfield M.E. Church, at 3 1/2 P.M. To proceed to Cumberland Street M.E. Church Vault.[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10 June 1880, Albert A Rutter]