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Hough, Benjamin F., d.1864



  • Existence: d.1864

Biographical Note

Benjamin F. Hough enlisted with 10th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry as a private with Company K. Prior to late September 1863, he was promoted to corporal. During the Battle of Chickamauga, he was taken prisoner by the Confederate Army, and sent to Libby Prison near Richmond, Virginia. Hough died from disease, possibly at Andersonville Prison in Georgia, June 26, 1864.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Benjamin F. Hough Letter,

Identifier: Ms-2012-065

The collection consists of a single letter from Hough to "Cousin Seymour," dated December 2, 1863, written from Libby Prison, near Richmond.

Dates: 1863