Woodham - Youngblood
 
 
Last update 21 June 2012

Woodham, W A
Private
Company E

Hospitalized in City Hospital at Vicksburg MS; Died in service of unknown cause at Vicksburg MS 23 Oct 1862; Buried in Grave 250 of Soldiers Rest plot of Cedar Hill (Vicksburg City) Cemetery, Vicksburg MS - photo of gravemarker courtesy of Janice Merrill Johnt in Burials section; PROBABLY SAME MAN AS W.A. WOODBARN/WOODHAM/WOODHAMN/WOODHOUSE OF COMPANIES A, D & E

Woodhamn, William A
Private
Company A

Age at Enlistment: 23
Enlisted 22 March 1862 at Auburn AL by J.F. Dowdell; Listed as Private on Muster Roll of Company A dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Died in service 10 Dec 1862 at Vicksburg MS of unknown cause; Claim for deceased soldier filed 28 Jan 1863 by Charles WOODHOUSE; Claim paid on 16 Feb 1863 for $38.58 (PROBABLY same man as W A Woodbarn/Woodham Cos D & E)

Woodruff, Jesse
Private
Company D

Age at Enlistment: 25
Enlisted 9 Apr 1862 at Auburn AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Company D dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Signed his parole at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863; KIA at Missionary Ridge TN on 25 Nov 1863

Woodyard, James W
Private
Company I

Enlisted 22 Apr 1862 at Lafayette AL; Hired Richard J. Dennis to serve as his Substitute; Appears on Muster Roll of "Company ’I’ 37th Regiment, Alabama Volunteers at LaFayette, Chambers County, Alabama, March 6, 1862" published in 31 July 1901 issue of LAFAYETTE SUN (LaFayette, Chambers County AL) with Privates as "Woodyard, James, put in substutute May 1863"

Woodyard, Jesse T
Private
Company I

Enlisted 28 Apr 1862 at Lafayette AL; Died in service 12 Sep 1862 at Lauderdale Springs MS of typhoid fever; Claim for deceased soldier filed 3 March 1863 by Nancy Woodyard, widow; Appears on Muster Roll of "Company ’I’ 37th Regiment, Alabama Volunteers at LaFayette, Chambers County, Alabama, March 6, 1862" published in 31 July 1901 issue of LAFAYETTE SUN (LaFayette, Chambers County AL) with Privates as "Woodyard, Jesse, died at Lauderdale Springs, Sept. 1862"

Woodyard, Rufus
Private
Company I

Died in service 17 Sep 1862 of unknown cause (day prior to Iuka MS battle, so disease/accident is assumed) "... without leaving widow or child ..."; Claim for deceased soldier filed by Felix Woodyard, father and paid 7 Oct 1864 for $53.23; Appears on Muster Roll of "Company ’I’ 37th Regiment, Alabama Volunteers at LaFayette, Chambers County, Alabama, March 6, 1862" published in 31 July 1901 issue of LAFAYETTE SUN (LaFayette, Chambers County AL) with Privates as "Woodyard, Rufus, died at Lauderdale Springs, Oct. 1862" (this source otherwise typically specific about those killed or who died of wounds)

Worthington, Benjamin
Corporal
Company H

Enlisted 9 May 1862 in Company G of 42nd AL CSA; Paroled in the field at Vicksburg MS as Sergeant of Company G of the 42nd AL CSA; Paroled at Greensboro NC 1 May 1865 as part of CONSOLIDATED 37th AL CSA Company H

Worthy, Henry C
Private
Company B

Age at Enlistment: 20
Enlisted 28 Apr 1862 at Daviston AL; Died in service 15 Sep 1862 of unknown disease at unknown location (likely Okolona MS); buried at Okolona MS; Claim for deceased soldier filed 8 Apr 1863 by William A. Welch, atty and paid 7 Oct 1864 for $85.15;

Wray, L
Private
Company C

Hospitalized in Way Hospital at Meridian MS 9 Jan 1865 for Febris Intermittens (malaria) and furloughed same date

Wright, Benjamin A
Private
Company A, B & H

Enlisted 18 March 1862 at Lawrenceville AL; Signed his parole at Vicksburg MS on 10 July 1863; paroled at Greensboro NC 1 May 1865 as part of CONSOLIDATED 37th AL CSA Company H

Wright, Elias
Private
Company H

WIA or sick at Vicksburg MS as he signed his parole there on 13 July 1863 in City Hospital with X; Among Sick and Wounded delivered at Mobile Harbor AL off Fort Morgan (mouth of Mobile Bay) on 22 July 1863 aboard steamer Suffolk with 21 officers and 181 soldiers aboard; Released from service after filing: "Destitute children petition to Secretary of War CSA ...6 children - oldest girl 13, their mother is dead..." Residence: Henry County AL

Wright, F P
Private
Company F

Listed among Privates in Muster Roll of Company F published in 12 June 1902 WEEKLY ENTERPRISE

Wright, George Wesley
Private
Company H

Enlisted 25 Aug 1862 at Abbeville AL; POW captured and paroled at Yazoo City MS on 21 May 1863; Served as Nurse in Medical College Hospital at Atlanta GA 28 Jan 1864 and paid 25 cents per day extra duty; 6’2" tall with blue eyes, brown hair and age 26 at Yazoo City MS parole; Buried in Hartford City Cemetery, Hartford, Geneva County AL, his marker inscribed "George Wesley Wright / b. Nov 26, 1836 / d. Feb 1, 1919 / Company H / 37th Alabama

Wright, John T
(also J T / J E)
Private
Company F

Age at Enlistment: 22
Enlisted 12 March 1862 at Pike County AL; Died in service on unknown date at Canton MS of unknown cause; Claim for deceased soldier filed by Charity Wright, widow - photo of gravemarker for "John Wright" of Co. F of the 37th Ala Inf who died 22 March 1863 is located at Canton Cemetery, Canton Miss., courtesy of Janice Merrill Johnt in Burials section

Wright, John N
Private
Company H

Died in service 21 Sep 1862 at Okolona MS of typhoid fever; buried at Okolona MS Claim for deceased soldier filed 24 Feb 1864 by L.A. Wright, father; A second marker is located in Wrights Chapel Cemetery, Henry County AL, and inscribed "John N. Wright Pvt Co H. 37th Alabama CSA - b/ 1843 d/ 1862"

Wright, Levin G (V)
Private-4th Sergeant
Company H & B

Enlisted 18 March 1862 at Lawrenceville AL; Signed his parole at Vicksburg MS on 10 July 1863 with X; Hospitalized in Ocmulgee Hospital at Macon GA 22 May 1864 with pneumonia; paroled at Greensboro NC 1 May 1865 as part of Consolidated 37th AL CSA Company H as 4th Sergeant; Residence: Henry County AL; Buried in Wrights Chapel Cemetery, Henry County AL, marker inscribed "Levin G. Wright Sergent Co. H. 37th Alabama CSA - b/ Aug 10 1842 d/ March 11 1898"

Wright, M E
Private
Company F

Age at Enlistment: 19
Enlisted 12 March 1862 at Pike County AL

Wright, Solomon
1st Corporal
Company H

Enlisted 18 March 1862 at Lawrenceville AL; Witnessed the Confederate Pension Application of William H. Glanton (Co H) and is noted as also being a Confederate Pensioner No. 9893; Buried in Wrights Chapel Cemetery, Henry County AL, marker inscribed "Soloman Wright, Corpl Co. H. 37th Alabama CSA - b/ Nov 27 1832 d/ Jan 6 1900"


Wright, Spencer
1st Sergeant
Company H

Age at Enlistment: ca 30
WIA or sick as he signed his parole at Vicksburg MS on 10 July 1863 as a Private of Company H of the 37th AL Infantry CSA while hospitalized there; Paid $120.00 on 15 Dec 1863 for May-Oct 1863; Wounded in action near Marietta, Ga. (most likely at "Mt. Zion Church" 22 June 1864 or Kennesaw Mountain actions of 24-27 June 1864), and treated at Academy Hospital, Marietta, Ga., as he received a 30-day certificate of disability there that was noted by L.L. Saunders, Surgeon: "... Given thirty days furlough on account of gun shot wound, knee, from the effects of which he has suffered for several days."

Witnessed the Confederate Pension application of Mrs. M.H. Corbett, widow of Henry E Corbett (Co H); Burial record for "Wright, Spencer, Sergeant, Co H, 37th Alabama Infantry, April 30, 1832-Oct. 2, 1903" and a marker for him located in Enterprise City Cemetery, North Main Street, Enterprise AL - photo of gravemarker courtesy of Janice Merrill Johnt in Burials section


Wright, Thomas P
Private
Company F

Died in service of unknown cause at Vicksburg MS 20 May 1863 (during siege); Buried in unknown grave in Soldiers Rest plot of Cedar Hill (Vicksburg City) Cemetery, Vicksburg MS; Claim for deceased soldier filed 24 Sep 1863 by Pherdey Wright, mother

Wright, William
Private
Company I

Enlisted 12 Apr 1862 at Lafayette AL; Discharged at Columbus MS; The circumstances of his discharge were captured at the time by (and later published) T.J. Carlisle (Co I). He recorded the events in his diary while at Camp Bluett near Columbus MS, and published them after the war in the 31 July 1902 edition of the WEEKLY ENTERPRISE: "... Tuesday {August} 5th {1862}, went up to town to get papers for the following named members of the Company who had been discharged from service of the Confederate States, viz: ... Wm Wright, June 23, 1862, Columbus {MS}...."; Appears on Muster Roll of "Company ’I’ 37th Regiment, Alabama Volunteers at LaFayette, Chambers County, Alabama, March 6, 1862" published in 31 July 1901 issue of LAFAYETTE SUN (LaFayette, Chambers County AL) with Privates as "Wright, William, discharged July 1862"

WRILEY - see RILEY

Wyatt (Wyette), Edwin H
Private
Company I

Died in service of unknown cause (disease assumed although regiment faced active enemy forces at time) at Madison GA on unknown date in July 1864; Appears on Muster Roll of "Company ’I’ 37th Regiment, Alabama Volunteers at LaFayette, Chambers County, Alabama, March 6, 1862" published in 31 July 1901 issue of LAFAYETTE SUN (LaFayette, Chambers County AL) with Privates as "Wyette, Edwin, Died at Madison, Ga., July 1864" (this source usually specific about others who were killed or who died of wounds); Listed as Private in muster roll of Co I by T.J. Carlisle in 1902 WEEKLY ENTERPRISE

Wynn, John J
4th Sergeant
Company D

Age at Enlistment: 27
Enlisted 7 Apr 1862 at Auburn AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Company D dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL as 4th Sergeant; Signed for clothing with X ; Detailed to escort/guard deserter Pvt. Gyles Bryan (Co C) for General Court Martial to Tupelo MS; Believed to be buried in unmarked grave in Lot 524, Block E of Pine Hill Cemetery, Auburn, Lee County AL

Wynn (Wynnes), James P
[sic: Wyman]
Private
Company K

Age at Enlistment: 21
Enlisted 17 March 1862 at Spring Hill AL; Served as Cook in Walker’s Division Hospital at Brandon MS for Dec 1862; Note for "extra pay" from 31 March -29 Apr 1863; DOW at Vicksburg MS during siege on 29 May 1863; Appears on Pay Roll dated 30 April 1863 at Vicksburg MS with notation "Died from wound - Vicksburg, Miss"; Also mentioned as "killed at Vicksburg" in 1902 letter of A.J. Bryan (Co K) published in The Weekly Enterprise (Enterprise, Chambers County, AL) - related NARA record for his death at Vicksburg misstates his name as "Pvt James Wyman, Co K."

Wynn (Wynne), William R
Private
Company K

Age at Enlistment: 26
Enlisted 29 April 1862 at Troy, Alabama; Name appears as "W.R. Wynn" on Muster Roll of Company K, 37th Regiment of Alabama Volunteer Infantry, dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn, Alabama; Name appears on Pay Roll dated 30 April 1863 at Vicksburg with notation "Absent without leave" with no indication of time absent from the unit or potential cause of absence (i.e. sickness) – however, a Confederate pension was granted to his widow based on sworn affidavits stating that "Pvt William R. Wynne of Company K, 37th Alabama Infantry" was in fact "killed in 2nd battle of Corinth, Miss." [note: this battle took place 3-5 Oct 1862 and Wynn's later "absence" on the roll may be explained by his death having not been documented on surviving official rolls]; Wynn's death at Corinth was attested to by his fellow soldiers: John T. FreemanJno E. Moore and M W. Carroll (all formerly of Co K) and another man, J.R. Curtis (name not found among 37th Ala.); Alabama Confederate Veteran's Pension No. 20913 was filed in Pike County, AL by Mrs. H. D. Wynne, widow (Henrietta Dawson Wynne), and was witnessed by M.W. Carroll (Co K) and J.R. Curtis (this name not found among 37th Ala.); A letter of inquiry No. 2201573, dated 28 Aug 1914 from Adjutant General's Office, Washington DC to Examiner of Public Accounts, State of Alabama, states, in part: "the name of W. R. Wynne has not been found on the only roll on file in this office (a muster roll dated 1862/03/17) of Company K, 37th Alabama organization, CSA of record), and nothing has been found relative to any service, capture or parole of a man of that name and organization although M. W. Carroll is shown to have served therein."

Yates, James M
Private
Company B

Died in service at unknown place/date of unknown cause; Claim for deceased soldier filed 8 Apr 1863 by W.A. Welch, atty and paid 7 Oct 1864 for $85.63

Yates, John
Private
Company B

No additional information currently available

Yonge (Young), Henry A
[sic Tonge/Konge]
2nd Sergeant-2nd Lieutenant
Company A

Age at Enlistment: 18
Enlisted 22 March 1862 at Auburn AL by J.F. Dowdell; Listed as 2nd Sergeant on Muster Roll of Company A dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Signed his parole in the field at Vicksburg MS as Sergeant of Company A of the 37th AL Infantry CSA on 9 July 1863; Promoted to 2 Lt at Atlanta to replace the wounded William Bradley; Signed document as 2nd Lieutenant 31 Aug 1864; Mentioned by Samuel Singletary in his description of the organization of Company A published in 17 Apr 1902 edition of WEEKLY ENTERPRISE: "... This completed the organization of the company except the appointment of non-commissioned officers, which the captain did soon after our arrival at Auburn which was as follows: Henry A Yonge, 2d Sergt..."

Youngblood, W
Private
Company F

Enlisted 12 March 1862 at Pike County AL

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