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Federal (USV)


Emery M. Wood

(1843 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 104th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

About age 18, he enlisted in Geneseo as a Private in Company C, 104th New York Infantry on 13 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He died of disease at Pry's Mill near Sharpsburg, MD on 3 October 1862.

The rest of the War

He was originally buried near the hospital but was reinterred in the new Antietam National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 as Emory M. Wood. His service from New York,2 which has his death place as Pray's Mills, MD. Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


12/20/1843; Centerville, NY


10/03/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 4382]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1902, Ser. No. 33, pg. 1068  [AotW citation 25098]