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Col. Ruff’s burial place

Officially, history doesn’t know where Colonel Solon Z. Ruff of the Eighteenth Georgia is buried. The Eighteenth Mississippi’s Captain Gart Johnson told Confederate Veteran Magazine Ruff was shot down at the edge of the ditch along with Col. Kennon McElroy … Continue reading

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