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Wood, Gideon

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 32, credited to Fletcher, VT; Cambridge, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF, 9th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 6/5/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. H, 9th VT INF, m/o 7/27/63; enl 12/26/63, m/i 1/12/64, PVT, Co. C, 6th VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, tr to VRC 10/11/64, m/o 1/20/65

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VITALS

Birth: 03/20/1830, Fairfield, VT
Death: 12/30/1905

Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Bakersfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kimberly Ovitt
Findagrave Memorial #: 95491836

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/4/1865
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Maple Grove Cemetery, Bakersfield, VT

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Obituary

Mrs. N. C. Shattuck was called to Bakersfield Sunday, December 31, to attend the funeral of Gideon Wood, her uncle, which was held in the Methodist Church, the Rev. Mr. Finger officiating. He was 75 years old and died with heart trouble. He was a veteran of the Civil War and was wounded in the Battle of the Wilderness three times in less than five minutes. He had been a great sufferer for the pat forty years.

Source: Morrisville News & Citizen, Jan. 10, 1906
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.