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HUFF, John J.

WI 45th Inf Co H. Residence: Coon Valley, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Alma, Buffalo County. Born 4 Sep 1847 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 30 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Discharged 7 Jul 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Married Bertha. Died at age 76 of heart trouble on 22 Jun 1924 at Yankton, South Dakota. Buried in Elim Lutheran Cemetery, Irene, South Dakota, lot 46, grave 5. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 176-13; 183-11; red book vol 50) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Yankton County) (South Dakota Historical collections, vol XVI, publ 1932, p194) [There is a single record of a man by this name serving in WI 5th Inf Co H.]

HUFF, Peter J.

WI 14th Inf Co D. Residence: Neshonic, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Recruit. Promoted to Corporal. Engaged in the Red River Expedition, 1864. Was at Tupelo, Nashville and Mobile. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 70-13; red book vol 19, 80)