Hood Genealogy - Page 24
The following data is extracted from A Genealogy Of Richard Hood.
Cold Harbor and Petersburg, Va., Knoxville and London, Tenn.,
Vicksburg and Jackson, Miss.
He was severely wounded, his left leg being crushed by the explosion of a mine at Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864, was left to crawl from the enemy's to our lines, whence he was carried to an improvised hospital, where his leg was amputated. This was so carelessly done that a second amputation was necessary, but it was still left in a deplorable state, and he never ceased to suffer from it. He was discharged Apr. 10, 1865, as Sergeant.
William B. Jenness, who married Amanda B. Hood (6), enlisted at Haverhill, Mass., Aug., 1862; was in Co. G, 35th Mass. Regt. He was wounded at the battle of Antietam, Sept, 7 1862 and discharged Dec. 31, 1862.
John P. Whipple, who married Cornelia P. Hood (6), enlisted in the First Michigan Lancers, (Capt. P. A. Andrews, of Ipswich, Mass.) Nov. 11, 1861. Was transferred to Co. L, 1st Mass. H. A., Feb. 20, 1862, which was stationed south of Washington, establishing defences along the
Source: A Genealogy Of Richard Hood