Green B. Woody Letters

Green B. Woody (b. ca. 1830) was a Yancy County, North Carolina farmer and served as a sergeant in Co. C, 58th North Carolina Infantry. At the time of the Federal Census of 1860, Woody and his wife, Catherine (b. ca. 1828), were living on their Yancy County farm with their seven children. This small collection consists of one letter from Green Woody to his wife and children, one letter to Woody from his uncle, George Robertson, and one to Woody from his brother-in-law, Samuel C. Phillips, who lived in neighboring Mitchell County, and who also served in the 58th North Carolina Infantry. Green Woody was eventually promoted and transferred to the regimental staff. He was wounded in the fighting around Atlanta in 1864 but survived the war.

Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University
Confederate Miscellany (MSS20)


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ID Letter Date Author Recipient From To
10172 Woody1 February 15, 1863 Samuel C. Phillips Green B. Woody NC Yancey County, NC
10173 Woody2 May 3, 1863 Green B. Woody Catherine Woody Yancey County, NC
10174 Woody3 May 3, 1863 George Robertson Green B. Woody NC

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