b. 15/11/1833 New Jersey. d. 08/03/1903 Illinois.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. Captain Wood (Company A, 97th Illinois Infantry) led a volunteer storming party which made a most gallant assault upon the enemy's works at Vicksburg, Mississippi, May 22, 1863 during the Civil War. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions.
Led the "volunteer storming party," which made a most gallant assault upon the enemy's works.
BURIAL LOCATION: WOODBURN CEMETERY, WOODBURN, ILLINOIS.
Old Part, Block G, Lot 24
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