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The Gartside Rifle
Company A & B
|"Company A, formed
Sept. 12, 1872, and Company B, of the Gartside Rifle Battalion. Company A, is
commanded by Capt. George F. Springer; 1st Lieut. Charles A. Story, promoted
from 2nd vice John H. Kerlin, who resigned in Sept., 1872; 2nd
Lieut. James Fryer; together with 5 sergeants, 8 corporals and 48 privates. Company B, was
organized March 12, 1873, with David S. Gwynne as Captain, (resigned March 26, 1873.) John
J. Morgan, 1st Lieut. (resigned March 19, 1873.) Simon Lazar, 2nd
Lieut. William A. Todd, was elected Captain, April 16, 1872, at which date the command
consisted of 5 sergeants, 8 corporals and 53 privates. William McClelland, was
commissioned 2nd Lieut., vice Morgan resigned. The battalion is commanded by
Maj. Daniel Brown, formerly Captain of the first company."
Chester (and its Vicinity,) Delaware
County in PA Published 1877 John Hill Martin, Esq.
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