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Micajah WoodsRoster ID 2359
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1864MS|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Woods Micajah, Class of 1864-MS: Born- May 17, 1844. Matriculated from Ivy Depot, Va. At VMI 5 weeks. Military Record: In 1861 Volunteer Aide-de-camp on staff of Brig Gen J.B. Floyd. At UVa 1861-62. Rejoined Floyd's staff (then in Virginia State Line). Tried to get commission in CS Engineers. Enlisted August 8, 1862 at Charlottesville as Pvt, Company K, 2nd Va Cavalry. To 1st Lt, Virginia State Line September 1862. Assigned to Floyd's staff. In December 1862 serving as Acting Assistant Adjutant General, 1st Brigade, Virginia State Line. Aide-de-camp on brigade staff February 1863. Elected, and on May 2, 1863 commissioned, 1st Lt, Capt T.E. Jackson's Company Va Horse Artillery. Unofficial source says slightly wounded in action at Gettysburg and Cold Harbor. Praised for "good conduct" at Droop Mountain November 1863. Post War Career: At UVa 1865-68. Commonwealth's attorney, Albemarle County 1870-95. Married Matilda Minor Morris. Member, UVa Board of Visitors 1872-75. Democrat. Made several unsuccessful races for US Congress. Capt, Monticello Guards, Va Volunteers (National Guard) 1881-83. Army of Northern Va association. Died- March 14, 1911 in Charlottesville.|