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2LT Mark Wood
Birth: Sep. 22, 1839
Nottinghamshire, England
Death: Jul. 11, 1866
Toledo
Lucas County
Ohio, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in England, he served as a Private in Company C, 21st Ohio Infantry, Union Army and was a member of the Andrews Raiders. In April 1862, he was one of the 22 men which included 2 civilians who penetrated nearly 200 miles south into Confederate enemy territory. There they captured a railroad train at Big Shanty, Georgia in an attempt to destroy the bridges and track between Chattanooga and Atlanta. For bravery in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor in September, 1863 and later achieved the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Chronic inflammation of the lung
 
Burial:
Forest Cemetery
Toledo
Lucas County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section H Lot 35 Grave 7
 
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Record added: Nov 17, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 18491
2LT Mark Wood
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
2LT Mark Wood
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2LT Mark Wood
Added by: Alan Brownsten
 
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Lieutenant thank you for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jul. 11, 2016

- Alan Brownsten
 Added: Jul. 11, 2016

-Anonymous
 Added: Jun. 29, 2016
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