MMS 1144 - James J. Wood Diary
|Title||MMS 1144 - James J. Wood Diary|
|Description||James J. Wood, age 25, a resident of Hardin County, Ohio, enlisted in Company D, 34th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, on December 11, 1863, for a term of 3 years. The roster of this unit states that he was wounded in the Battle of Lynchburg, Virginia, June 17, 1864. He was hospitalized in Parkersburg, Virginia on July 2nd and sent home on furlough in October. He was transferred to Company D, 36th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry on February 26, 1865, and mustered out with the company July 27, 1865.|
May 1st 1864.
[Note from typed transcription: "Seems to be a few pages of diary missing; no memo. from July 11 to July 23. J. H. W."
[October 13-27: No entries?]
Notes in Back of Diary
________DeLong of 36th OVI dressed my wound for several weeks at Parkersburg
C. J. Durea, 91st OVI, Gallipolis, Ohio. Hiram Skipton, 36th OVI Marietta, Ohio
George Humphrey, 2d W. Va. Cav., Rutland, Meigs County, Ohio
L. Furney, Lt. Col. 34th OVI Kenton, Ohio, J. W. Smith, Lieut Co. D, 34th OVI Clyde.
James J. Wood, Co. D. 34th Regt. Zouaves, OVI, Charleston, W Va.
Address in case of accident:
"Truly a contented mind is a continual peace and a clear conscience the best cradle extant to rock a man to sleep at night."