Brigadier General, United States Army
Rutherford, Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army, was born in New York
He was appointed Captain, 83rd New York Volunteer Infantry, May 27, 1861, Major, January 7, 1862, Lieutenant Colonel, October 1, 1862. Resigned November 25, 1862.
Appointed Lieutenant Colonel, Veteran Reserve Corps, December 4, 1863. He was breveted Lieutenant Colonel and Colonel, United States Volunteers, March 13, 1865, for war services. Wounded in action at 2nd Bull Run by a gunshot in head, also suffered from tuberculosis.
He continued in the regular Army until he resigned in 1870 as a Captain.
He received brevets for 2nd Bull Run. Phisterer lists him as a Brevet Brigadier General, United States Volunteers, as of March 13, 1865, Heitman gives highest rank, brevet or full, as Colonel as of March 13, 1865.
He died in 1900 and was buried with full military
honors in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Allan Rutherford, Colonel, United States Army. United States Military Academy class of 1905. He was born in 1882 and died in 1972. He, also, is buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Della Heff Rutherford, wife of Lieutenant Colonel Allan Rutherford. 1857-1928.
Marjorie Burch Rutherford, wife of Colonel
Allan Rutherford. 1887-1953.
Courtesy of Michael T. Stein:
Colonel or Brigadier General Allan Rutherford (1836 - April 28, 1900)
Mustered out of Volunteer Service, January
(Brevet) Captain & Major March 2nd, 1867
for gallantry and met. services in the 2d Battle of Bull Run.
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003