Hood Genealogy - Page 23
The following data is extracted from A Genealogy Of Richard Hood.
heard his country's call to enlist in her defense. He left his studies, and, with many of the young men in the College, was mustered into service, June, 1862, joining Co. A, 10th R. I. Vols., to see service in Virginia. he was discharged at expiration of term of enlistment, Sept., 1862.
He again enlisted Nov. 7, 1862, in Co. F, 48th Mass. Inf. He was acting Hospital Steward at Port Hudson and at Arsenal Hospital, Baton Rouge, La. Also a volunteer nurse on one of the ships of Bank's expedition to the Gulf Dept., where spotted fever was prevalent.
He also saw service at Springfield Landing, near Baton Rouge, where he was sunstruck and had malarial fever from the effects of which he never recovered. He was discharged Sept. 3, 1863.
Joseph P. Hood (6) enlisted July 22, 1862 at Haverhill, Mass., in Co. F, (Capt. S. C. Oliver) 35th Mass. Regt. (Col. Wild.) He was in 21 engagements during his service, notably South Mountain and Antietam, Md., Fredericksburg, Wilderness, Spottsylvania, No. Anna River,
Source: A Genealogy Of Richard Hood