127th New York Infantry
"The Monitors"
Ira A. Wood
1834 - 1909
Company D
Born: July 21, 1834 in Huntington, Long Island, NY
Died: July 24, 1909, in Norwich, CT
Buried At: Mastic, CT

Enlisted: August 18, 1862, at Huntington, Long Island, NY
Mustered In: September 8,1862.
Mustered Out: Discharged for disability, accidentally chopped off three fingers off his left hand while constructing barracks., January 27, 1863.
Rank: Private

Description: 5 Feet 6 Inches, Light Complexion, Blue Eyes, Brown Hair.

Occupation: Expressman
Known Addresses: 1) 1868 through 1919: 380 Main Street, Norwalk, CT.

1st Wife: Sarah Hendrickson, died March 32, 1865

Children: Elbert E. Born October 10, 1861
                  Estella Born March 10, 1863
                   James Born June 23, 1864

Wife: Emily Brown
Married: June 15, 1870, Norwich CT, by Rev. McChesney.
Widow Pension Application Date: August 6, 1919, applied for in CT.

Sources:
Report of the Adjutant General New York
127th New York Volunteers By Franklin McGrath
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