Mustered into service as a Private on February 25, 1864
Born 15 September 1844
Died 20 May 1927
Buried Woodlawn/Maxwell Cemetery, Randalph Co. Indiana
Before serving in the 19th Indiana Rufus was a Private in Company D of the 124th Pennsylvania Infantry. He mustered into that regiment on August 11th, 1862 and mustered out on May 15th, 1863. In the fall of 1864 he transferred to the 20th Indiana Infantry as a Corporal with the other surviving members of the 19th.
After filed for and started to receive a pension in 1888.