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Woods, Luther

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Wolcott, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/21/62, m/i 9/1/62, MSCN, Co. D, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: 05/23/1842, Wolcott, VT
Death: 04/11/1911

Burial: Bordoville-Advent Cemetery, Enosburgh, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 43221954

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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: None

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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Tombstone

Bordoville-Advent Cemetery, Enosburgh, VT

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Luther Woods

Source: Morrisville News and Citizen: April 19, 1911

DEATH OF LUTHER WOODS

Luther Woods, aged 68 years, died Tuesday night, April 11, at his home. He has been in poor health all winter, and the past few weeks confined to bed.

He was born at North Wolcott, Vt. May 23, 1842.He enlisted July 21, 1862 in Co. D, 11th Vermont, and was honorably discharged June 24, 1865.

He was married at Hyde Park March 19, 1866, to Miss Fannie A. Brown of Morristown, who died at Bakesfield in 1889.. Nov. 24 1890, he married Miss Ann Balch, of North Hyde Park, who survives him.

He leaves besides his wife, three brothers and two sisters: John Woods, Brooklin, N.H., Horace Woods, East Haven, Conn., James Woods, Nashua, N.H., Mrs Eliza Shepard, Irasburg, Vt., and Mrs. Kate Messer, Lowell, Vt., besides many other relatives and friends.

Mr Woods came here from Bakersfield nine years ago, and during that time gained the respect and esteem of the whole community.He will be missed in a great many ways, as well as in the home.He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

The funeral service was held at the Advent Church Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Rev. Mr. Peabody of the Advent Church of Morrisville officiated.The choir from the Cong'l Church sang, and the bearers were, Henry Mudgett, L.P. Butts, Burt Lanpher, and James Kneeland, all G.A.R. men. G.B. Allen was funeral director. The burial took place Monday at Enosburgh, Vt.

Courtesy of Deanna French.

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