William D. Wood

William D. Wood

Birth
Saint Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio, USA
Death 2 Feb 1867 (aged 44)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 83, Lot 52
Memorial ID 19343 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. First served in the Civil War as a Colonel and aide-de-camp to Missouri's Unionist Governor Hamilton Gamble. He was then appointed as Lieutenant Colonel of the 24th Enrolled Missouri Militia regiment before entering Federal service as Colonel and commander of the 11th Missouri Volunteer Cavalry. From 1862 to 1863 he served as Acting Adjutant General for the state of Missouri, which was then divided between Pro-Southern and Pro-Union forces. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "faithfull and meritorious services". Following the Civil War he became a well-known insurance executive in St. Louis.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 3 Jan 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 19343
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William D. Wood (14 Dec 1822–2 Feb 1867), Find a Grave Memorial no. 19343, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .