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Confederate Soldier James Archelius 'Jim' Wood

Confederate Soldier James Archelius 'Jim' Wood[1]

Male 1847 - 1940  (92 years)

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  • Name James Archelius 'Jim' Wood 
    Title Confederate Soldier 
    Born 1 Sep 1847  Botetourt County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Mar 1940  Botetourt County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Locust Bottom Cemetery, Botetourt County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I547452067  My Reynolds Line
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2016 

    Father Davis Morton Wood,   b. 20 Sep 1819, Botetourt Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1904, Botetourt County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Sarah Eleanor Reynolds,   b. 7 Nov 1823, Botetourt County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1911, Botetourt County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1844  Botetourt, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F518495936  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sabina Payne,   b. 27 Aug 1847, Healing Springs, Bath County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1902, Botetourt County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1872  Fallings Springs Valley, Bath County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F518495940  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Kyle McCullock,   b. 6 Mar 1861, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1929, Botetourt County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 1 Sep 1908  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F5732  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    James A. Wood and family
    James A. Wood and family
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    Danville, Virginia Civil War Prisoners Held in Warehouse
    Danville, Virginia Civil War Prisoners Held in Warehouse
    Henry Van Der Weyde, Civil War Artist.jpg
    James Archelius Wood
    James Archelius Wood
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    Documents
    James Archelius Wood Newspaper Article
    James Archelius Wood Newspaper Article
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    Map of James Archelius Wood's home
    Map of James Archelius Wood's home
    Death Certificate-James A. Wood
    Death Certificate-James A. Wood
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    Death Certificate-Mary Kyle Wood (nee McCullock}
    Death Certificate-Mary Kyle Wood (nee McCullock}
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    Headstones
    Headstone of James A. Wood
    Headstone of James A. Wood
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  • Sources 
    1. [S32] Find-A-Grave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Wood&GSfn=James&GSmn=A&GSby=1847&GSbyrel=in&GSdy=1940&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=22399518&df=all&.
      Birth: Sep. 1, 1847, Botetourt Co., Va.
      Death: Mar. 3, 1940, Virginia
      Obit:
      Co.D,11th Va.Inf.Regt.
      BOTETOURT'S LAST CONFEDERATE VETERAN PASSES
      James A Wood dies at the age of 93
      James Archelus Wood, 93, died Saturday in a Clifton Forge hospital after a short illness. He was the last surviving Confederate veteran in the County and a pioneer farmer in the Glen Wilton section. He was born September 1, 1847 near Glenn Wilton, the son of Rev Davis M and Sarah Reynolds Wood. He joined the Confederate army at the age of 18. He was a member of Co D 11th Va Regiment of the infantry. Tenny's Brigade Pickett's Division. During his service he saw action in many major battles of the conflict. He was captured just four days before Gen. Lee surrendered at Appamattox April 5, 1865 and was not released until the following July 3. He was the last survivor of his Company.

      He married Miss Sabina Payne of Hot Springs in 1875. She died 38 years ago. Mr Wood was an Elder in the Presbyterian church in Glen Wilton and was active in church and civic affairs. He is survived by the following children. Chas. M, Chicago; D M, Tacoma; Geo I, Glen Wilton; Mrs Z V Dark, Covington, Mrs W H Neel, Gap Mills, W. VA and Mrs Alma Winton, Glen Wilton, one sister, Mrs S H Price, Montvale and seven grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Interment was in Locust Bottom cemetery.
      Parents:
      Davis Morton Wood (1819 - 1904)
      Sarah Eleanor Reynolds Wood (1823 - 1911)
      Spouse: Sabina Payne Wood (____ - 1902)
      Sibling:
      Sarah Elizabeth Wood (1845 - 1862)*
      James Archelus Wood (1847 - 1940)
      Burial: Locust Bottom Cemetery, Botetourt County
      Virginia
      Find A Grave Memorial# 22399518
      Name: James A. Wood
      Birth Date: 1848
      Birthplace: Botetourt
      Age: 60
      Spouse's Name: M. M. Kyle Mccullock
      Spouse's Birth Date: 1863
      Spouse's Birthplace: Botetourt
      Spouse's Age: 45
      Event Date: 01 Sep 1908
      Event Place: Virginia
      Father's Name: D. M. Wood
      Mother's Name: S. E.
      Spouse's Father's Name: David Mccullock
      Spouse's Mother's Name: Sophia
      Race: White
      Marital Status: Widowed
      Previous Wife's Name:
      Spouse's Race: White
      Spouse's Marital Status: Widowed
      Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01085-6
      System Origin: Virginia-EASy
      GS Film number: 30732
      Reference ID: P 141, L 59