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David Colden Ruggles
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Birth: 1818
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 10, 1865
Danville
Pittsylvania County
Virginia, USA


Military:
30 Jun 1862-10 Feb 1865
New York Volunteers, Paymaster's Dept Infantry Regiment
....Prom Full Major on 30 Jun 1862. Commissioned an officer in U.S. Volunteer Paymaster's Dept Inf Reg on 30 Jun 1862. Mustered out on 10 Feb 1865.

At 2:30 a.m. on 14 October 1864, Mosby's Guerillas attacked at military train two miles east of Kearneysville, West Virginia. Aboard that train was David and fellow Paymaster Major Moore, with a payroll of $173,000 to pay General Sheridan's soldiers. Both Paymasters and 18 other soldiers were taken prisoner and sent to the Confederate Military Prison at Danville, Virginia. David died at the military prison on 10 February 1865.

.... Error on grave marker when interred -- should have been "David Colden Ruggles" instead of "David Golden Ruggles")

s/o
David Ruggles (1783-1837)
Sarah Colden (1783-)


Submitter/Researcher:
(Relationship to Deceased - husband of 5th cousin 5x removed)
David Jo Canfield (1956 - ) (#47640795)
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Julia Elvira Canfield Ruggles (1826 - 1857)
 
Burial:
Danville National Cemetery
Danville
Danville City
Virginia, USA
Plot: E, 844
 
Maintained by: David Jo Canfield (1956 ...
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3268189
David Colden Ruggles
Added by: David Jo Canfield (1956 - )
 
David Colden Ruggles
Added by: David Jo Canfield (1956 - )
 
David Colden Ruggles
Added by: Janice Hollandsworth
 
 
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