Thomas Ruffin

Thomas Ruffin

Birth
Louisburg, Franklin County, North Carolina, USA
Death 17 Oct 1863 (aged 43)
Alexandria, Alexandria City, Virginia, USA
Burial Louisburg, Franklin County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 7192253 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Army Officer, US Congressman. Elected to represent the 2nd District of North Carolina in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1853 to 1861. He later became a Colonel in the Confederate Army. Wounded and captured at the Battle of Bristoe Station, he died while a prisoner of war.

Bio by: Erik Lander


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THOMAS RUFFIN
Col. 1st N.C.
CAVALRY.
BORN
September 9, 1820.
DIED
a prisoner of war at
ALEXANDRIA, VA.
October 17, 1863.
of a wound received
at the Battle of
BRISTOE STATION.


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  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 18 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7192253
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Ruffin (9 Sep 1820–17 Oct 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7192253, citing Ruffin Family Cemetery, Louisburg, Franklin County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .