(c. 1840 - 1862)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 32nd Virginia Infantry
A 21 year old clerk, he mustered as Private, Company A, 32nd Virginia Infantry on 13 May 1861 in Hampton. He transferred to Company E on 1 June 1862.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds on 1 October 1862. Originally buried "in Mayers' field in the hollow below Grove's house, towards the canal". Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
Burial information from Pruett,1 who has him as Edward C. Wood. Service and other details from Les Jensen's 32nd Virginia Infantry (roster, 1990) via the Historical Data Systems database.
10/01/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD