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Name:William Morison Wood
Affiliation:Class of 1867
Biography & Genealogy:William Morison Wood, Class of 1867. New Market Cadet. Born- ca. Feb. 1848 Father- James O. Wood; Mother- Ann Elizabeth Godsey. Pat. Grandfather- Henry Wood; Pat. Grandmother- Sally Lawson. Mat. Grandfather- John Godsey; Mat. Grandmother- Julia Jett. Married- Lavinia Haden, daughter of Robert Gillespie Haden and Czrena Hamilton. Children- 1- William Haden Wood; 2- Harold Edison Wood; 3- Juliette Elizabeth Wood Parrish, who married Joseph L. Parrish Entered VMI- March 3, 1864; remained one year; Made Honorary Graduate in 1869. Civil War Record- Private in Co. A of the VMI Corps of Cadets who fought in the Battle of New Market. (He was the last survivor of the New Market Cadets and of the VMI Civil War cadets) Career- Merchant, owned and operated the Wood Grocery Company in Bristol Tenn. Died- March 2, 1943.