127th New York Infantry
"The Monitors"
Stewart Lyndon Woodford
1835 - 1913
Lieutenant Colonel
Born: September 3, 1835
Died: February 14, 1913, in New York City, NY
Buried At: Woodlands Cemetery, Stamford, CT

Enlisted: August 22, 1862, at New York City
Mustered In: Commissioned into Field & Staff September 1, 1862.
Mustered Out: Discharged for promotion on March 5, 1865.
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Subsequent Service: March 5, 1865, commissioned into Field & Staff US Colored Troops, 103rd Infantry.
Promotions: Colonel March 5, 1865 ( As of 103rd Infantry)
                        Brigadier General May 12, 1865 ( by Brevet )

Occupation Pre War: Lawyer
Occupation Post War: Lawyer

Wife's Name: Julia Evelyn Capen Woodford b. May 13, 1838  d. June 14, 1899

Father's Name: Josiah  b. Feb 1, 1806  d. Oct 21, 1858
Mother's Name: Susan Terry Woodford  b. April 30, 1810  d. Nov 15, 1884

Fraternal Organizations: Mason, Continental Lodge, 111 Broadway, Mtteawan, Dutchess County, New York.
Known Addresses: 1) 1869 14 South Oxford Street, Brooklyn, NY.
                                    2) 1890 869 President Street, Brooklyn, NY.

On May 15, 1906, Colonel Woodford wrote  a letter to Admiral George Dewey asking for an autograph for Mrs. Woodford's nephew.

Sources:
Report of the Adjutant General New York
127th New York Volunteers By Franklin McGrath
Grave site at Woodlands Cemetery, Stamford, CT
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