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1st Lt. George A. Woodruff

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1st Lt. George A. Woodruff

Posted: 1562234645000
Classification: Biography
Surnames: Woodruff
Today, 4 July 2019, marks 156 years since the death of cousin 1st Lt. George A Woodruff, Commander of Battery “I” U. S. 1st Artillery, in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. He died of wounds sustained on 3 July as he led his battery in battle near the high point of the Confederate charge called Pickett’s Charge in Ziegler’s Grove. He was a graduate of the United States Military Academy, Class of 1862, which graduated in 1861, and a classmate of George A. Custer. He was a 5th great-grandson of the first Mathew Woodruff of Farmington, Connecticut.

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