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Richard Wood
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Birth: unknown
Death: Aug. 11, 1894
District Of Columbia, USA

Wood, Richard, Drummer, USMC, Mexican & Civil Wars, 40 + Years Service

Pension Record shows service on board USS Constellation, USS Yorktown, USS Decatur, USS Portsmouth, USS Dale, USS Princeton, USS Vandalia.

U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006about Richard Wood
Name: Richard Wood
Death Date: 11 Aug 1894
Cemetery: Congressional Cemetery
Cemetery Address: 1801 E. Street, SE Washingtond, DC 20003
Buried At: Section 1148 Row 134 Site 228

Obituary - Wood, Richard

The Evening Star, Richard Wood, The funeral services over the remains of Richard Wood were held this afternoon from the late residence, 706 1/2 L street southeast, the interment being at Congressional cemetery. The Grand Army conducted the services and the drum corps was present. He died on Saturday afternoon at the United States Naval Hospital, in this city. The deceased had reached the age of sixty-four, and was a veteran of two wars. He entered the marine corps in 1839 as a drummer boy. He was at the capture of Vera Cruz in '47. He saw service in various parts of the world, and was on duty at the navy yhard in this city when he retired in 1885, after continuous service in the marine corps for forty-six years. Died in U.S. Navy Hospital, D.C., Drummer

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Note: AGE: 55 - COD: Consumption
Congressional Cemetery
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: 134 - 228
Maintained by: Rubbings
Originally Created by: Lorie
Record added: Mar 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49405385
Richard Wood
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Richard Wood
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