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date: 27 February 2020

Wood, Thomas Johnlocked

(25 September 1823–25 February 1906)
  • James K. Hogue

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Wood, Thomas John (25 September 1823–25 February 1906), soldier, was born in Munfordville, Kentucky, the son of George T. Wood, an army officer, and Elizabeth Helm. Wood was raised at his parents’ home in Kentucky. In 1841 he was appointed to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and he graduated as a member of the class of 1845. He stood in the upper half of his class and received a commission in the Corps of Engineers upon graduation....

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