son of John Wood and Lucy Phipp_ _
On September 30, 1862, Bezaleel mustered in as a Private in Co. A, 3rd Regiment, Vermont Infantry. He was wounded at the Battle of the Wilderness, May 5, 1864 (probably the gunshot wound to the right arm noted in the 1890 Census of Union Veterans). Bezaleel mustered out June 19, 1865.
Bezaleel and Catherine had an adopted daughter, Lizzie A. Wood, born about 1858.
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