James Huff
Private, G. W. Camp's Company
Virginia Militia


"James Huff volunteered November 5, 1813, at Knoxville, Tenn. and served until March 10, 1814, when he was honorably discharged.  He was born in 1794 and was 19 years old when he volunteered to fight for his country against the British and he was still under his majority when he was discharged, after serving with the Fourth Regiment of General Taylor's [not readable] and having participated in numerous skirmishes near Norfolk, Va.

"Two years after his return to civil life he married Miss Ann Pennington, but she died and he then married Mahala Wells, who survives him."

"James Huff was a private in G. W. Camp's company of the Virginia militia. (excerpted from "The Huntington Herald Dispatch," Sunday Morning, March 16, 1924)

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