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Confederate (CSV)


Elbert Asbury Woods

(1841 - 1912)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted at age 20 in Company F, 1st North Carolina Infantry on 15 July 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was detailed on 8 April 1863 to a hospital as a nurse. He was captured in action 6 April 1865 at Dinwiddie Court House, VA and held at Point Lookout, MD until he was released on taking the Oath of Allegiance on 21 June 1865.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster1. Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Mary Inez O'Briant (1850-1906) in February 1871 and they had 8 children.


07/21/1841; Orange County, NC


12/06/1912; Durham, NC; burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, NC


1   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-, Vol. III  [AotW citation 10057]