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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1874

Vol. III
p231
2532

(Born Pa.)

Charles E. S. Wood1

(Ap'd at Large)

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Born Erie, PA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1870, to June 17, 1874, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 21st Infantry, June 17, 1874.

Served: on frontier duty at Camp Bidwell, Cal., and exploring route to Camp McDermitt, Nev., Dec. 5, 1874, to Aug. 4, 1875, — Ft. Vancouver, Wash., Sep. 3, 1875, to Apr. 7, 1877, — Exploring Mt. St. Elias, Alas., Apr. to June, 1877, — and on Nez Percés Expedition, June 27 to Nov., 1877, being engaged in the Action of Clearwater, July 11‑12, 1877, several Skirmishes, and Chief Joseph's Surrender near Bear River, Oct. 5, 1877; as Aide-de‑camp to Bvt. Major-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Howard, July 23, 1877 (Scouting, June to Sep., 1878, and on detached service to Washington,

(First Lieut., 21st Infantry, June 28, 1878)

D. C., Oct. 5 to Dec. 28, 1878), Mar. 3, 1883; on leave of absence, Oct. 24, 1882, to Apr. 24, 1883, and on delay to May 11, 1883; on frontier duty at Boisé Barracks, Ida., to Aug. 17, 1883, — Ft. Canby, Wash., to Dec., 1883, — and Boisé Barracks, Ida., to Jan. 8, 1884; on leave of absence, to Feb. 11, 1884; awaiting orders, to Mar. 22, 1884; and on leave of absence, to Sep. 22, 1884.

Resigned, Sep. 22, 1884.

Civil History. — Counselor at Law, Portland, Or., since 1884. Lieut.‑Colonel, Staff — Aide-de‑camp to the Governor of Oregon, 1886.

Vol. IV
p246
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

(Charles Erskine Scott Wood)

Civil History. — Lawyer, Portland, Ore. — LL. B. (Columbia), Ph. B. (Columbia). — Lecturer in Equity Jurisprudence, University of Oregon, Jan. 1, 1888 to June 1, 1889; resigned. — Delegate to National Convention National Democrats, Indianapolis, 1896. — National Committeeman National Democrats for Oregon. — Tendered his services to the State of Oregon, and to the War Department, at the outbreak of the Spanish-American war.

Vol. V
p221
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Lawyer. — Address, Portland, Oregon.

Vol. VI
p194
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Charles Erskine Scott Wood, Born Feb. 20, 1852.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 21st Infantry, June 28, 1878.

Resigned, Sept. 22, 1884.

Civil History. — Counselor-at‑Law at Portland, Oregon, since 1884. Degree of LL. B. (Columbia), and of Ph. B. (Columbia); member of the Bibliophile Society of Boston and of the Grolier Club of New York. Author of A Masque of Love; The Poet in the Desert; Maia (all poetry).

Address: 419 Chamber of Commerce Building, Portland, Oregon.

Vol. VII
p123
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History. —

First Lieutenant, 21st Infantry, June 28, 1878.

Resigned, Sept. 22, 1884.

Civil History: — Counselor at Law at Portland, Ore., since 1884. Degree of LL. B. (Columbia), and of Ph. B. (Columbia); member of the Bibliophile Society of Boston and of the Grolier Club of New York. Author of "A Masque of Love," "The Poet in the Desert," "Maia" (all poetry), "Heavenly Discourse," "Too Much Government," "Poems from the Ranges," "A Book of Tales."

Address: Los Gatos, Calif.

Vol. VIII
p49
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

1st Lt. 21st Inf., June 28, 1878.

Resigned, Sept. 22, 1884.

Civil History: — Counselor at Law at Portland, Ore., since 1884.

Vol. IX
p38
[Supplement, Vol. IX: 1940‑1950]

Military History: —

1st Lt 21st Inf 28 Jun 1878.

Resd 22 Sep 1884

Civil History: — Counselor at Law at Portland Ore 1884‑1944.

Died, Los Gatos Calif 22 Jan 44: Aged 91.

Portrait and obituary at West Point Association of Graduates.º

Ashes scattered.


The Author's Notes:

1 Son of Surgeon-General William N. Wood, U. S. Navy.


Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Wood's birthplace is from the memorial article and biographical sketch at West Point Association of Graduates.


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