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Confederate (CSV)


William W. Ruff

(? - 1864)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Enlisted in Company E, Third Infantry at Newberry, SC on 14 April 1861. Sick in hospital in December 1861 and January 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was in hospital or on furlough until 25 January 1863. Wounded in action on 20 June 1864 (probably at Petersburg, VA) and died of wounds 22 July 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Salley1.




1   Salley, Alexander S., Jr., compiler, South Carolina Troops in Confederate Service, 3 vols., Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1913-1930, Vol. 2, pp. 380 - 434  [AotW citation 12958]