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.

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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