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Wood, Henry A.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Barnard, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF, 26th NY CAV
Service: enl 8/19/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. B, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63; enl 1/3/65, m/i 1/10/65, Pvt, Co. F, FRON CAV, m/o 6/27/65

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VITALS

Birth: 08/29/1841, Barnard, VT
Death: 03/16/1918

Burial: Barnard Village Cemetery, Barnard, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 94693760

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Mary, 6/5/1900, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

Webmaster's Note: After the Saint Albans Raid on October 19, 1864, Vermont raised two companies of cavalry to help guard the Canadian border; there were known as Frontier Cavalry, Companies F and M, but technically they were part of the 26th New York Cavalry.


DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Margaret Chute, Conway, NH

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Barnard Village Cemetery, Barnard, VT

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Obituary

Henry A. Wood, a lifelong resident of Barnard, died March 16 in New Rochelle, N.Y., where he was spending the winter. He was a veteran of the Civil war and well known in southern Vermont.

Source: Barre Times, March 23, 1918
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.