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Luther Martin
Birth: Oct. 16, 1827
Death: Jul. 2, 1863
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer. Served as Captain of Company D, 11th New Jersey Infantry. On the second day of the Battle of Gettysburg, he was in command of his company when the 11th New Jersey was positioned to resist the unrelenting assault of Barksdale's Brigade of Mississippians on the Peach Orchard. As the unit came under fire, its leaders were injured and carried off the field. Captain Martin was informed that he now commanded the regiment. He had time to give a single order to his men when he was shot. The fire endured by the regiment was such that, while he was being carried from the field, he was shot again and killed. After the battle, his body was interred on the battlefield near the Peter Frey House pump before his family came and retrieved it. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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  Isabella M Baker Martin (1836 - 1913)*
 
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Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Hillside
Union County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Section A, Lot 149
 
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Record added: Jul 09, 2000
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Luther Martin
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Luther Martin
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Luther Martin
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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