Acton Memorial Library
|E||26th MVI||enl. Sept. 2, 1861; must. Oct. 18, 1861; prom. Corpl., Sept. 14, 1863; re-enlist. Jan. 1, 1864||must. out Aug. 26, 1865 as Private||Acton||farmer||age 22|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||26th MVI||July 16, 1897||Invalid||1 194 779||972 212||Mass.|
|March 20, 1902||Widow||759 274||545 934||Mass.||Lucy H. Wood|
Isaac Davis Post No. 138, Acton, Massachusetts (Sargent, Grand Army of the Republic, p. 427 --as James E. Wood).
|Date||February 7, 1902|
|Obituary||Concord Enteprise, February 12, 1902|
|Burial||Mt. Hope Cemetery, Acton, Massachusetts|
|Survived by||Lucy H. Wood|
James Henry Wood, a 16 year old farmer, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 58) of Ebenezar (a pencil maker) and Phebee Wood (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton, p. 11).
James H. Wood, a 20 year old clerk, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 70) of Ebenezer and Phoebe Wood ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
Henry L. Hosmer. The Town of Acton in the Civil War, 1861-1865. Tucson, AZ: The Author, 2001. 37, 45.
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