Lieutenant Colonel, Commander of Subs United States Volunteers.
He enlisted on August 20, 1861 with the United States Volunteers Commissary Dept and was discharged on July 19, 1865.
Son of the American Revolution - Descendant of Amos Kniffin and Joshua Ward (1758-1833).
He was the son of William C. Kniffin and Catherine Ward Kniffin.
On August 5, 1852 as G. Crawford Kniffen, he married Louisa Shaw at Bourbon, Kentucky.
Louisa Jane Shaw Kniffin
1831–1908 (m. 1862)
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