George W. Woods(? - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company G.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in the thigh in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
"If you see Mrs Woods tell her that her son George H. Woods is dead. He died in the hospital at Sharpsburg where we left him. One of the members of Co. B. in our Reg’t who was left there with the wounded told me that he buried him there. He did not live long after the fight but we could not hear from him until these men came over and were exchanged."
Corporal James A Graham, Co. G, 27th NC to his mother in Hillsoro, NC on 24 November 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Wilson1. Some detail from the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database. The Graham letter quoted above in the Southern Historical Collection at the University of North Carolina.
Death Date: 09/00/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD
1 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 9983]
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