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20234 Thomas J. Wood CDV of hard-fought General T.J. Wood in
uniform while in Kentucky. He served in the Mexican–American War
and as a Union general during the American Civil War. During the
Mexican–American War, Wood served on the staff of General
Zachary Taylor, and later joined the 2nd Dragoons. During the Civil
War, he participated in many battles in the Western Theater. Wood
commanded a division at the Battle of Chickamauga. Wood and his
division took part in the successful Union assault during the Battle of
Missionary Ridge in November during the Chattanooga Campaign. He
also commanded the IV Corps of the Army of the Cumberland during
the Battle of Nashville in December 1864. Back marked Webster &
Bro., Louisville. $250