Re: Private Puffer RePorting for Duty, SIR!
Private Rush had an impressive record.
During the Vicksburg Campaign the 8th Illinois was part of
Stevenson's Brigade of Logan's Division, so I think you could add the
Battle of Port Gibson to the list.
--- In civilwarwest@y..., "jeffpuffer" <jeffpuffer@y...> wrote:
> == I Live in Iowa, but My Great Great GrandFather, Richard Rush
> Puffer, was a Private in the 8th Illinois Infantry Regiment.
> == He was at FORT HENRY, FORT DONELSON, SHILOH, RAYMOND, CHAMPION'S
> HILL, VICKSBURG.
> == Great Great GrandFather Hiram Varney was a Private in the 8th
> Ohio Infantry Regiment. He was at ANTITAM.
> Jeff Puffer
> Algona, Iowa