Pvt. (CSA), Rufus Peoples Wood

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Pvt. (CSA), Rufus Peoples Wood

Birthdate:
Birthplace: GA, United States
Death: February 28, 1879 (53)
Heard Co., GA
Place of Burial: Wood Cem, Heard Co., GA
Immediate Family:

Son of Colonel Winston Wood and Allerdice "Dicy" Wood
Husband of Priscilla Ellen Wood
Father of Walter Rufus Wood; Willie Lucinda West and Walker Byrd Wood
Brother of William Thomas Wood; Mary Elizabeth Jane Hendrick; Martha Prudence Jones; Capt. (CSA), Winston Bird Wood and Dosha L. Wood

Managed by: Jenelle Elizabeth Boucher
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About Pvt. (CSA), Rufus Peoples Wood

Son of Winston Wood and Dicy Gay Wood. Husband of Priscilla Ellen Cato Wood. Rufus P. Wood was the representative from Heard County when Georgia Seceded from the Union January 19, 1861. Although he voted against Secession, he joined the Confederate Army and served in the Georgia 1st Infantry Regiment (Ramsey's) as a Private.


Son of Winston Wood & Allerdice "Dicy" Gay.

Husband of Priscilla Ellen Cato.

Rufus Peoples Wood was the State Representative from Herd County, GA when Georgia voted to Secede from the Union on January 19, 1861.

Even though he voted against secession, he joined the Confederate Army & served as a Pvt., 1st Infantry GA Regiment (Ramsey's).

Sources:

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/28356704/rufus-peoples-wood

https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-battle-units-detail.htm?battleUnitCode=CGA0001RI02

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_signers_of_the_Georgia_Ordinance_of_Secession

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Pvt. (CSA), Rufus Peoples Wood's Timeline

1825
June 10, 1825
GA, United States
1861
March 29, 1861
Heard Co., GA
March 29, 1861
Heard Co., GA
1864
May 2, 1864
1879
February 28, 1879
Age 53
Heard Co., GA
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Wood Cem, Heard Co., GA