1222……..(Born Pa.)                 James S. Woods                           (Ap’d Pa.)       17

 

          Military History. – Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1840, to July 1, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1844.

          Served:  on frontier duty at Natchitoches (Camp Salubrity), La., 1844-45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with

(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, June 18, 1846)

Mexico, 1846, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, --

(Bvt. First Lieut., May 9, 1846, for Gallant Conduct

in the Battles of Palo Alto and Resaca-de-la-Palma, Tex.)

Battle of Resaca-de-la-Palma, May 9, 1846, -- and Battle of Monterey, where in storming the enemy’s intrenchments, he was

Killed, Sep. 21, 1846:  Aged 22.

Died, Dec. 13, 1855, at Troy, N. Y.:  Aged 38.


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