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Philip Southall WoodRoster ID 1896
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1867|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Philip Southall Wood, Class of 1867. New Market Cadet. Born- July 13, 1848 in Amelia Co. Va. Father- William Richard Wood; Mother- Lucy Henry Southall. Pat. Grandfather- Alfred Wood; Pat. Grandmother- Tabitha Ligon. Mat. Grandfather- Dr. Philip Turner Southall; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Webster. Married- Emma Pride on Feb. 16, 1876. Children: 1- Richard Henry Wood; 2- Julia Pride Wood Southall, who married Rev. S.O. Southall (probably a cousin); 3- Philip Southall Wood (Jr.) 4- Lucy Henry Wood. Entered VMI- Jan. 28, 1864; Resigned Jan. 14, 1865 to join the Confederate Army; Made Honorary Graduate of the Class of 1867 July 4, 1869. Civil War Service: Fought with the Corps of Cadets as Private in Co. A during the Battle of New Market May 15, 1864; Joined the C.S.A Jan. 14, 1865 and was probably the P.S. Wood who served as Private in Co. G of the 1st Va. Cavalry. This man was listed as parloled Apr. 26, 1865 at Burkeville Junction. Careers: Lawyer; Commonwealth Attorney for Amelia Co. 1869-84. Died- July 24, 1884.|