Biographical Sketch of A.C. Woodcock

A.C. Woodcock, dealer in groceries, produce, flour, etc., No. 116, 4th street, was born in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; removed to West Va.; thence to O.; thence to Keokuk, Iowa, where he was employed in iron molding; thence to this city. He served in the U.S.A. from Aug. 11th, 1862, to July 1865, in Co. D., W.Va. Calvary under Gen. Custer, in the third division of Sheridan’s corps; was first lieutenant, and acted as brigade commissary. He was at the final surrender at Appomattox. The night before the surrender, their division captured thirty-six pieces of artillery at Appomattox depot. His company was the last company fired upon in the war of the rebellion. He married Emma Van Kuren, of Medina, N.Y.

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