Columbus O. Woodward was born in 1848 in Maryland. At the time of the 1880 United States Census he was residing at Clarksburg, Montgomery County, Maryland. He resided with his wife, Laura R. Woodward, age 27 and born in Maryland; their son, Gassaway Woodward, age 9 and born in Maryland; their son, William O. Woodward, age 7 and born in Maryland; their daughter, Eva Woodward, age 4 and born in Maryland; their son, Walter Woodward, age 2 and born in Maryland; and their son, Garnet Woodward, age 10 months and born in Maryland. His occupation was listed as carpenter.
WOODWARD, COLUMBUS O
PVT CO C 1ST MD CAV CSA
DATE OF DEATH: 02/23/1920
BURIED AT: SECTION CONF SITE 199-A
WOODWARD, LAURA VIRGINIA W/O COLUMBUS O
DATE OF DEATH: 01/27/1938
BURIED AT: SECTION CONFE SITE 199-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WIFE OF CO WOODWARD, PVT CO G 1ST MD CAV
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