Monday, November 04, 2013

Solomon Augustus Elwood, 8th., N. Y. Cavalry.

Solomon Augustus Elwood.

Birth: Mar. 16, 1841.
Death: Apr. 8, 1918, McDonough, Chenango County, New York.

Parents: Samuel Elwood (1793 - 1880), Harriet Curtis Elwood (1798 - 1895).

Wife: Adelia Gibson Elwood (1846 - 1876).

Burial: Union Cemetery, McDonough, Chenango County, New York.

New York State Civil War Records.

ELLWOOD, SOLOMON.— Age, 23 years. Enlisted, August 28, 1862, at McDonough; mustered in as private, Co. A, August 28, 1862, to serve three years; wounded, October 9, 1864; sent to hospital at Philadelphia, Pa.; appointed corporal, May 1, 1865; mustered out with company, June 27, 1865, at Alexandria, Va.; also borne as Elwood.

Files of the Surgeon General.

Solomon Elwood, Private, Co. A., 8th., New York Cavalry, Age 25 years.  Contusion and denudation of the frontal bone by a conoidal musket ball.  Fisher's Hill, Virginia, October 7, 1864. Returned to duty March 15, 1865.

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