Pvt. Griffin was captured June 11, 1864 near Trevillian Station, Va. He was sent to Fortress Monroe June 20th and was transferred to Elmira Prison, N.Y. July 25, 1864.
Pvt. W.J. Griffin was released July 11, 1865 at Elmira. His description on departure: residence, Savannah; complexion, fair; hair, light; eyes, blue; height, 5 feet 7 inches.
"Jack" Griffin is buried in High Bluff Cemetery just outside of Hoboken, GA.
Information provided by Silas David Douglas, direct descendent of W.J.Griffin.