Charles Robert Woods


Charles Robert Woods Famous memorial

Newark, Licking County, Ohio, USA
Death 26 Feb 1885 (aged 58)
Newark, Licking County, Ohio, USA
Burial Newark, Licking County, Ohio, USA
Plot Section 8, Lot 557
Memorial ID 5893783 View Source

Civil War Union Brigadier General. An officer in the Regular Army at the start of the Civil War, he recruited volunteers for an Ohio regiment and was appointed Colonel in command of the 76th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. The Regiment entered the field in February 1862, seeing action at the Battle of Fort Donelson and the Battle of Shiloh. In 1863, he led the 76th Ohio in the first assault upon Vicksburg, Mission Ridge and Ringgold. Promoted Brigadier General in 1864, he led his corps through Atlanta, Georgia and to the sea in the Campaign of the Carolinas. By the end of the war, he had led the 76th Ohio in 47 battles and moved 9,625 miles.

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  • Added: 26 Oct 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 5893783
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Robert Woods (19 Feb 1827–26 Feb 1885), Find a Grave Memorial ID 5893783, citing Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newark, Licking County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .