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 William Burnham Woods

William Burnham Woods

Birth
Newark, Licking County, Ohio, USA
Death 14 May 1887 (aged 62)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Newark, Licking County, Ohio, USA
Plot Section 8, Lot 557
Memorial ID 5692 · View Source
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Civil War Union Major General, US Supreme Court Associate Justice. Born William Burnham Woods in Newark, Ohio, at the start of the Civil War, he was a lawyer and a member of the Ohio General Assembly. He was also the was the Adjutant General of Ohio, obtained the rank of Major General and commanded the 76th Ohio Infantry 1862 to 1866. After the war, he was nominated by President Ulysses Grant to the position of US Supreme Court Associate Justice, serving 1869 to 1880.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 11 Jun 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5692
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Burnham Woods (3 Aug 1824–14 May 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5692, citing Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newark, Licking County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .