Submitted by Woods Researcher
1st Sgt, Co. B Wounded, Chickamauga; discharged for disability, 5 Jan 1864. He was shot in left arm and it was amputated at the shoulder in the field hospital. Prior to serving in the Confederacy, Felix Grundy WOODS was a school teacher and was living in Pinetuckey, AL in 1860 with wife, Elizabeth. He is found living in Randolph County, AL after the war in 1870. At that time, his occupation is farmer and he and wife, Elizabeth (Mitchel), have three sons: John, Robert and William. My husband's grandmother, Minnie, was born in 1874 and her mother, Elizabeth, died in 1877. In the early 1800s, Felix G. WOODS moved his family to Bienville Parish, Louisiana. Grandmother, Minnie, talked of the move from Alabama, saying they moved everything in a wagon, and that she walked sometimes. At night, her father and brothers slept on the ground under the wagon. The picture of Felix G. WOODS was taken around 1910 in Bienville Parish. He died November 14, 1920 of cancer and is buried in the cemetery at Liberty Hill Church in Bienville Parish, Louisiana. Felix G. WOODS was son of Robert W. WOODS and Nancy (Wallace) WOODS, whose father was John WALLACE, Revolutionary War soldier and pensioner.