About Daniel A. Woods
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Daniel A. Woods, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 6 April 1865, while serving with Company K, 1st West Virginia Cavalry, in action at Deatonsville (Sailor's Creek), Virginia, for capture of flag of 18th Florida Infantry (Confederate States of America).
General Orders: Date of Issue: May 3, 1865
Action Date: April 6, 1865
Company: Company K
Division: 1st West Virginia Cavalry