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WOOD, John

LA 14th Inf Co A. CSA. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Sailor. Age 40. Unmarried. Enlisted 6 Jun 1861 at New Orleans, Louisiana. Private. Wounded in the Battle of Williamsburg, Virginia, in May 1862, and captured by the enemy. Killed 5 May 1862 at Williamsburg. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)


IL 9th Cavalry. Unassigned Recruit. Residence: Pocahontas, Bond County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Carpenter. Age 34. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 11 Apr 1865 at Jacksonville, Illinois, and mustered there the next day. Private. Mustered out 11 May 1865 at Springfield, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 14 p87)

WOOL, Thomas O.

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Ossian, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Civil War: Age 29. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years at Madison, Wisconsin, on 16 Feb 1862 and mustered there on 19 Feb 1862. Private. Absent without leave during November 1862. Disappeared from hospital in Cave City, Kentucky, on 31 Mar 1863 (or 1 Nov 1862) and, according to War Department records, was not heard from after that. Listed as a deserter on 1 Nov 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p50) (Buslett p432) (Meeker)

WOOSTER, Daniel P.

WI 15th Inf Regimental Staff. Residence: Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Commissioned 10 Dec 1862. Mustered 19 Dec 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Assistant Surgeon. Became ill in Nashville, Tennessee, on 27 Jan 1863. Given leave of 20 days on 12 Feb 1863. Resigned 2 Mar 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 78-1; red book vol 20 p2) (Buslett p330)