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Federal (USV)


George Wood

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 49th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22, he enlisted 6 August at Buffalo, and mustered as Private in Company E, 49th New York Infantry on 28 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in Maryland.

The rest of the War

He died of disease at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 11 November 1862. He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown.

References & notes

Basic information from the State of New York.1 Death details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 19 November 1862.


c. 1839


11/11/1862 Hagerstown, MD


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1900, Ser. No. 24, pg. 1373  [AotW citation 17667]