1846 Horace B. Wood

Born: 1846 (or 1847) at Norwich, Conn. Died: Dec. 12, 1864 at Libby Prison in Virginia. His father was Ezra Wood His mother was Elizabeth Fuller. Horace worked in the cotton mills and was apparently a primary means of support for his parents. He enlisted in Company 'L', 2nd Regiment, Conn. Heavy Artillery on Feb. 5, 1864. He was taken prisoner October 19, 1864 at Cedar Run near Middletown, Virginia and died a POW within two months. He was age 18 at the time of his enlistment. Here is a scanned image of Horace's War Record. - Information and photos courtesy of Katherine Kokko - Genealogy HOME Search Tool.