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Colonel Alfred M. Wood

Mayor of the City of Brooklyn in 1864




Born: April 19, 1925.

Died: July 28, 1895 (70 years of age)

Buried:

Occupation:
Pre-War: Unknown.
Post War: Mayor of Brooklyn in 1864.

Enlisted: April 4, 1861 in Brooklyn, New York to serve three years (35 years of age)

Mustered In: May 23, 1861 as Colonel in Washington

  • Commissioned as Colonel in the Fourteenth New York Militia on April 13, 1858.
  • With rank from March 30, 1858.

    Wounded: 1st Bull Run at Manassas, VA on July 21, 1861.

    Taken Prisoner: 1st Bull Run at Manassas, VA on July 21, 1861.

    Exchanged: For Confederate Colonel.

    Discharged: For disability on October 18, 1861.


  • Colonel Wood is buried in Grave 5, Lot 94, Section 10, Greenfield Cemetery, Hempstead, New York.
  • Source:
    The History of the Fighting Fourteenth by Tevis & Marquis.
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