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Federal (USV)


William Woods

(c. 1842 - 1864)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Charlestown, he enlisted at age 19 in Company G, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 27 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862. He reenlisted 19 February 1864, and was appointed Sergeant. He was killed in action near Petersburg, VA on 17 June 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1.


c. 1842; Nashua, NH


06/17/1864; Petersburg, VA


1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster pp. 187 - 202  [AotW citation 13479]