Jul. 28, 1825 Sterling Cayuga County New York, USA
Apr. 22, 1867 South Butler Wayne County New York, USA
Rufus enlisted in the Civil War in August, 1862 as a 2nd lieutenant. He was promoted to a full 1st lieutenant in December, 1862. He was wounded during the battle of Cold Harbor and mustered out October, 1864. He died of a disease contracted while in the army.