HAUFF, Benjamin F.

WI 10th Inf Co K. Residence: Hortonville, Outagamie County, Wisconsin. Born in Ohio. Civil War: Age 23. Blue eyes, sandy hair, sandy complexion, 5’6¼”. Enlisted for three years on 7 Sep 1861 at Waupun. Mustered 5 Oct 1861 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 20 Nov 1862. Captured by the enemy on 20 Sep 1863 at Chickamauga, Georgia, on 20 Sep 1863. Died of diarrhea on 27 Jun 1864 at Andersonville Prison. Buried in grave 2556. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 259-2; red book vol 15) (“Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison” Atwater List, publ 1865) “Hough, B. J.”

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