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Re: William M. Wood, N.Y. War Veteran
Posted by: Albert (ID *****0757) Date: March 11, 2014 at 07:08:45
In Reply to: William M. Wood, N.Y. War Veteran by Jmes Gray of 61925

I found a few more facts about him and his service in the following books:

Title: Army list of the state of New York
Authors: Morgan, Edwin D.
City of Publication: New York :
Publisher: Congreve, Darwent & Whiteford,
Notes:
At head of title: "Under the special patronage of His Excellency, Gov. E.D. Morgan."
Description based on February, 1862 edition.
Reproduction of original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

Page 83
66th (Infantry)
Late 6th N.Y.S.M
Company raised in New York City.
Presently at Camp California, Fairfax County, Va.
Brig. Gen. William H. French.
Maj. Gen. (acting) E. V. Sumner, U.S.A
First Lieutenant - William M. Wood............24 Sept. 61
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Title: Annual report of the Adjutant General of the state of New York
Authors: Morgan, Edwin D.
City of Publication: Albany :
Publisher: C. Van Benthuysen, printer,
Date: 1862
Notes:
"State of New York. No. 25. In Assembly, January 15, 1862".
Reproduction of original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

Page 568
Sixty-sixth Regiment New York State Volunteers
Rank - 1st lieutenant
Officer at organization - William M. Wood
Present officer - William M. Wood
Date of commission - Dec 27, 1861
Date of rank - Sept 30, 1861
Mustered into U.S. service - Nov 4, 1861
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Title: A record of the commissioned officers, non-commissioned officers, and privates, of the regiments which were organized in the state of New York and called into the service of the United States to assist in suppressing the rebellion
Authors: New York (State).
City of Publication: Albany, N.Y. :
Publisher: Comstock & Cassidy, Printers,
Date: 1864
Notes:
v. 4-8 have imprint: Weed, Parsons and Co.
Reproduction of original in the Newberry Library.
"Muster In Roll of Captain John Hopper's Company (H) in the 66th Regiment of New York Volunteers, commanded by Colonel Joseph C. Pinckney, called into service of the United States by the President, from the ____ day of 1861, (date of this muster), for the term of three years, unless sooner discharged."

Page 710
Number of each grade - 1
Name, present and absent - William M. Wood
Rank - 1st lieutenant
Age - 25
Joined for duty and enrolled:
When - Sept 24
Where - New York
By whom - by Capt. Bosworth
Period - 3 years or war
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Title: Annual report of the Adjutant General
Authors: Marvin, Selden E.
City of Publication: Albany
Publisher: Argus Co., printers,
Transmitted to the Legislature: Jan 31, 1868
Printing date: 1869
Notes:
Vol. 1, p. 45 signed: Selden E. Marvin, adjutant-general.
Reproduction of original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

Page 473
Sixty-sixth Regiment, Infantry
Name: William M. Wood
Date of commision - Dec 27, 1861
Date of rank - Sept 30, 1861
Remarks - Dismissed Oct 11, 1862
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Title: Official Army register of the volunteer force of the United States Army for the years 1861, '62, '63, '64, '65
Authors: United States.
City of Publication: Washington :
Publisher: Adjutant-General's Office,
Date: 1867
Notes:
"Published by order of the secretary of war, in compliance with the Joint Resolution of the Senate and House of Representatives, approved March, 2, 1865."
Parts 1-6 bear imprint date August 31, 1865; pts. 7-8, July 16, 1867.
Reproduction of original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

Page 527
Among 6 officers dismissed
1st Lieutenant William M. Wood
Date dismssed - Oct 11, 1862

My note: 1st lieutenant William M. Wood may have seen action at the battle of Antietam near Sharpsburg, Maryland because this book shows a 2nd Lieutenant in his company was killed in action at that battle on Sept 17, 1862.
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