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Capt James Harvey Wood

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Capt James Harvey Wood

Birth
Death
12 Nov 1917 (aged 75)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial
Bristol, Sullivan County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID
16645746 View Source

James Harvey Wood

Born- Feb. 22, 1842 in Scott, Co. Va.
Father- James O. Wood; Mother- Ann Elizabeth Godsey.

VMI Record:
Entered VMI- July 26, 1860; left after one year to join the Confederate Army; made Honorary Graduate July, 2 1869. Military Record:
Drill Master for VMI Corps of Cadets stationed at Richmond, Va. and at Camp Bartow with the 37th Va. in spring of 1861; Enlisted March 3, 1862 at Estillville as Private in Co. D, 37th Va.; Promoted to 1st Lieut. April 22, 1862; became Adjutant May 23, 1862; made Captain of Co. D June 28, 1862; Wounded in action at Cedar Mountain; Captured July 3, 1863 at Gettysburg and held at Fort Delaware, De.; exchanged; Captured again at Spotsylvania May 12, 1864 and held at Point Lookout, Md. and then Fort Delaware; Released on oath June 16, 1865. Career- Lawyer; Clerk of Circuit and County Courts of Scott Co.; Member of Va. House of Delegates.
Died- Nov. 12, 1917 in New York.

Source: http://www.vmi.edu/archives/archiverosters/Details.asp?ID=1751&rform=search

James Harvey Wood

Born- Feb. 22, 1842 in Scott, Co. Va.
Father- James O. Wood; Mother- Ann Elizabeth Godsey.

VMI Record:
Entered VMI- July 26, 1860; left after one year to join the Confederate Army; made Honorary Graduate July, 2 1869. Military Record:
Drill Master for VMI Corps of Cadets stationed at Richmond, Va. and at Camp Bartow with the 37th Va. in spring of 1861; Enlisted March 3, 1862 at Estillville as Private in Co. D, 37th Va.; Promoted to 1st Lieut. April 22, 1862; became Adjutant May 23, 1862; made Captain of Co. D June 28, 1862; Wounded in action at Cedar Mountain; Captured July 3, 1863 at Gettysburg and held at Fort Delaware, De.; exchanged; Captured again at Spotsylvania May 12, 1864 and held at Point Lookout, Md. and then Fort Delaware; Released on oath June 16, 1865. Career- Lawyer; Clerk of Circuit and County Courts of Scott Co.; Member of Va. House of Delegates.
Died- Nov. 12, 1917 in New York.

Source: http://www.vmi.edu/archives/archiverosters/Details.asp?ID=1751&rform=search


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  • Maintained by: Mander
  • Originally Created by: Bev
  • Added: 14 Nov 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 16645746
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/16645746/james-harvey-wood: accessed ), memorial page for Capt James Harvey Wood (22 Feb 1842–12 Nov 1917), Find a Grave Memorial ID 16645746, citing East Hill Cemetery, Bristol, Sullivan County, Tennessee, USA; Maintained by Mander (contributor 47110820).