Charles A. Woodworth (Rev). b.1838 NY. Lived in Wyoming Co., NY
Source:HISTORY OF WYOMING CO., NY
BY: F. W. BEERS, 1880
Rev. Charles A. Woodworth, preacher and furniture dealer, was born in Fenner, Madison Co., NY, Nov. 13th, 1838, and was married Feb. 9th, 1864, to MARY L. SMITH, of Fredonia, N.Y. He received an academic education at Fredonia and Middlebury Academies, and was teaching school in Lexington, KY, in the fall of 1859. He came north and enlisted in Company H, 44th N.Y. infantry, Aug. 8th, 1861. Sept. 20th, 1861, he was comissioned first lieutenant. He was appointed recruiting officer for the general service Jan. 1st, 1862, and stationed at Rochester, NY. He rejoined his regiment April 5th, 1862, and was in command of Company E during the siege of Yorktown, was in the battle of Hanover Court house and the Seven Days Fight; lost his left eye at Malvern Hill; was taken prisoner and confined in Libby prison till July 14th, when he was released and sent home. He was commissioned captain of Company K, 44th, NY volunteers, and assumed command Jan. 1st, 1863, was discharged June 30th, 1865. He was commissioned colonel of the 97th regiment of Missouri militia, to suppress the Rebellion against the State government in 1867, and resigned in 1868. For ten years he has been a member of the village board of education. He entered the ministry Oct. 5th, 1878.
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