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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Daniel A Woods

  • Also Known As: Wood, Daniel A.
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company K,
    1st West Virginia Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 6, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Deatonsville (Sailor's Creek), Virginia
Capture of flag, 18th Florida Infantry (C.S.A.)
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 3, 1865
  • Born: 1843, Ohio County, WV, United States
  • Died: August 10, 1894, Wheeling, WV, United States
  • Buried: Greenwood Cemetery (MH) (T-184) , Wheeling, WV, United States

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