Historical Rosters Database
Hunter WoodRoster ID 2581
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1865|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Hunter Wood, Class of 1865. New Market Cadet. Genealogy: Born- Nov. 2, 1845 Albemarle Co. Va. Father- Dr. Alfred C. Wood; Mother- Martha Walker Rogers. Pat. Grandfather- Thomas Wood; Pat. Grandmother- Susan Irvin Mat. Grandfather- Dr. James B. Rogers; Mat. Grandmother- Margaret Wood. Married- Rosalie Nelson Green. Children- 1- A. Walker Wood; 2- Hunter Wood, Jr.; 3- Hugh Nelson Wood; 4- Elizabeth Wood Barr, who married Roger Barr; 5- Grace Wood Chavanne, who married Edmund A. Chavanne. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 18, 1862 as 3rd Classman (Sophomore); Declared a "War Graduate" as of May 12, 1864 standing ranking 11th of the 25 graduates, but continued to be a part of the Corps of Cadets until April 5, 1865. Also attended University of Va. Law School 1866-67. Military Record: Sgt. in Co. A of the Corps of Cadets during the Battle of New Market, May 15, 1864; served with the Corps in the trenches at Richmond, Va. until April 2, 1865; signed parole May 24, 1865 at Charlottesville, Va. Careers: Lawyer; Commonwealth Attorney 1874; journalist; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for 2nd District of Kentucky. Died- May 29, 1920 in Hopkinsville, Ky.|