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Federal (USV)


Henry W. Wood

(1847 - 1896)

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

From Providence, he enlisted on 16 September 1861 in Company F, 4th Rhode Island Infantry. He was 14 years old.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He re-mustered as a Veteran on 5 January 1864. He transferred to Company D, 7th Rhode Island Infantry on the consolidation of 21 October 1864. He was promoted to Corporal on 10 June 1865, and mustered out on 13 July 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.




09/02/1896; burial in Pocasset Cemetery, Cranston, RI


1   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 1, pp. 322, 426  [AotW citation 14122]