Title: Army Private, Civil War, POW
Birthdate: December 25, 1838
Death Date: September 14, 1915
Plot Location: Section 101, Lot 87

Joseph Henry Ruff's headstone at Mount Moriah Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

“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 Philadelphia, Company F of the 67th Pennsylvania Infantry. He was captured at the Battle of Winchester on June 15th, 1863 and remained prisoner of war until April 13, 1865.”

— Helen M. Wagner

Japanese maple tree in front of a monument at Mount Moriah Cemetery

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