Charles Ogden Wood
Major, United States Army
Appointed from Indiana, Major, 11th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, 25 April to 25 May 1861
Second Lieutenant, 9th U. S. Infantry, 26 April 1861
First Lieutenant, 14 May 1861
Captain, 30 May 1863
Lieuenant Colonel, 8th California Volounteer Infantry, 1 February 1865
Honorably mustered out of the volunteer service, 24 October 1865
Unassigned 30 April 1870
Breveted Major, 13 March 1865 for faithful and meritorious service
Breveted Colonel, United States Volunteers, 13 March 1865 for faithful and meritorious service
Honorably discharged 13 August 1870 at his own request
Died 17 April 1891
16 April 1891:
Colonel Charles Odgen Wood of Indiana died as his rooms in Washington yesterday of pneumonia. He took the Second Company of Indiana Volunteers into Camp Morton and for a time was Major of the regiment raised by General Lew Wallace.
Subsequently he was appointed a Lieutenant in the Regular Army and served as an officer of the Ninth Infantry throughout the war. He was conspicuous in quelling the anti-draft riots in New York City.
His remains will be interred at Arlington Sunday
afternoon and a delegation of the Loyal Legion, of which society he was
a member, will attend the funeral.
Posted: 29 May 2005 Updated: 7 July 2007