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Federal (USV)


John W. Wood

(1840 - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From Norwich, CT, he enlisted on 30 November 1861 and mustered as Private, Company H, 11th Connecticut Infantry on 5 December 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 13 October 1862 in Keedysville, MD.

References & notes

Service information from Ingersoll1 and the Record.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.




10/13/1862; Keedysville, MD; burial in Hickory Street Cemetery, Norwich, CT


1   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pg. 491  [AotW citation 20557]

2   State of Connecticut, Adjutant General's Office, and AGs Smith, Camp, and Barbour, and AAG White, Record of Service of Connecticut Men in the Army and Navy of the United States during the War of the Rebellion, Hartford: Press of the Case, Lockwood, and Brainard Company, 1889, pg. 461  [AotW citation 20558]