Elbert A. Woods(c. 1842 - )
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at age 20 in Cmpany F, 1st North Carolina Infantry on 15 July 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He was detailed on 8 April 1863 to a hospital as a nurse. He was captured in action 6 April 1865 at Dinwiddie Court House, VA and held at Point Lookout, MD until he was released on taking the Oath of Allegiance on 21 June 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Service information from the Roster1.
1 Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 18 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-, Vol. III [AotW citation 10057]
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