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Thomas J Wood

Thomas J Wood Biography

War Hero


ABOUT
Former United States Army officer and Union general during the American Civil War. He was wounded during the Battle of Murfreesboro in December 1862.
BEFORE FAME
He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1845, where he finished 5th in a class of 41 cadets.

FAMILY LIFE
He was born to army officer George Thomas Wood and Elizabeth Helm.
ASSOCIATED WITH
President Abraham Lincoln was in office during his time in the army.
TRIVIA
He became active in the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization intended for Union Army veterans, after he moved to Dayton.

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