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Carle Augustus Woodruff
Birth: Aug. 8, 1841
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 20, 1913

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Brigadier General in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Lieutenant in Horse Battery M, 2d US Artillery for action on July 24, 1863 at Newbys Crossroads, Virginia. His citation reads "While in command of a section of a battery constituting a portion of the rear guard of a division then retiring before the advance of a corps of Infantry, Woodruff was attacked by the enemy and ordered to abandon his guns. Lt. Woodruff disregarded the orders received and aided in repelling the attack and saving the guns." 
 
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 Parents:
  Israel Carle Woodruff (1815 - 1878)
  Caroline Augusta Mayhew Woodruff (1822 - 1909)
 
 Spouse:
  Effie Haywood Woodruff (1857 - 1938)*
 
 Siblings:
  Carle Augustus Woodruff (1841 - 1913)
  Virginia Southard Woodruff King (1845 - 1915)*
  Thomas Mayhew Woodruff (1849 - 1899)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Raleigh
Wake County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Section: Magnolia Hill, Lot 25
GPS (lat/lon): 35.78517, -78.62618
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Sep 01, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7817641
Carle Augustus Woodruff
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Carle Augustus Woodruff
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Carle Augustus Woodruff
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- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Jan. 8, 2015
Thank you for your service to our country. Rest in peace, sir.
- Solitarieone
 Added: Jan. 3, 2015

- RacTx
 Added: Dec. 19, 2014
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