Title: Civil War
Birthdate: December 25, 1838
Death Date: September 14, 1915
Plot Location: Section 101, Lot 87
“Honoring this Memorial Day, 1st Lt. Joseph Henry Ruff (my Great Grandfather). Born December 25, 1838 Philadelphia, PA. Died September 14, 1915 Rio Grande, NJ while on vacation. Married Almira Tomkins Fox December 5, 1861.
Enlisted in Union Army February 27, 1862 at Phila. – Co. F PA 67th Inf. Captured at Battle of Winchester, VA on June 15th, 1863 and remained prisoner of war until April 13, 1865.”
— Helen M. Wagner
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