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Mark Wood
Birth: Sep. 22, 1839
Nottinghamshire, England
Death: Jul. 11, 1866
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
Forest Cemetery
Lucas County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section H Lot 35 Grave 7
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Nov 17, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 18491
Mark Wood
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Mark Wood
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Mark Wood
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