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Wood, Louis


Age: 26, credited to Readsboro, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/13/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. A, 2nd VT INF, mwia, Lee's Mill, 4/16/62, d/wds 5/1/62

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Birth: abt 1835, Canada
Death: 05/01/1862

Burial: Probably buried in an unmarked grave, , VA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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


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Died in Virginia

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Three men of Co. A, 2d Vermont, were killed on the 7th inst., above Yorktown while out skirmishing. Their names are Linus Towslee of North Bennington, Louis Wood of Readsboro and Lucius Carpenter of Dorset. Wood and Carpenter were shot near the heart and killed instantly, and Towlsee lived but two hours.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, May 15, 1862.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.