American Civil War Woodhurst Enlistments


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Civil War Enlistments

The following list of Woodhursts was extracted in January 2000 from the American Civil War Research Database, giving records of those who enlisted as soldiers in the Civil War. The search covered only the surname Woodhurst as spelled, ignoring all other variants. There were just five references, all for the Union Army. Each reference is given in the format

name : state served : when enlisted : rank : age : where enlisted : army

Hazeral Woodhurst : Ohio : 30 October 1861 : Private : 26 : -- : Union    Hazard (1) Woodhurst
Daniel F. Woodhurst : Ohio : 07 October 1861 : Private : 19 : -- : Union    Daniel Farris Woodhurst
John Woodhurst : New York : 27 November 1861 : Private : 20 : New York City : Union    probably John (2) Woodhurst
Stephen Woodhurst : Iowa : 24 August 1861 : Private : 27 : -- : Union    Stephen Woodhurst
William Woodhurst : Iowa : 11 August 1862 : Private : 35 : -- : Union   William (4) Woodhurst

Civil War Mustering-out Details

Additionally, the database was searched for the mustering-out details for just Stephen and William (4), and yielded these two records drawn from the "Roster and Record of Iowa Soldiers in the War of Rebellion", first published by English in 1910:

Stephen Woodhurst    Stephen Woodhurst
Enlist Date: 24 August 1861
Enlist Place: ---
Enlist Rank: Private
Enlist Age: 27
Served: Iowa, L Co., 2nd Cavalry Regiment, IA
Mustered Out: Selma, AL on 19 September 1865
Claimed Residence: Maquoketa

William Woodhurst   William (4) Woodhurst
Enlist Date: 11 August 1862
Enlist Place: ---
Enlist Rank: Private
Enlist Age: 35
Served: Iowa, L Co., 2nd Cavalry Regiment, IA
Mustered Out: Memphis, TN on 06 June 1865
Claimed Residence: La Motte

A website devoted to the 138th Pennsylvania Infantry provides a further record:

John A. Woodhurst   perhaps John (2) Woodhurst
Enlist Date: September 29th 1862
Enlist Place: ---
Enlist Rank: Private
Enlist Age: ---
Served: Pennsylvania, K Co., 138th Infantry, PA
Mustered Out: June 23rd 1865 [place uncited]
Claimed Residence: ---

Civil War Muster Rolls

Additionally, a search of www.ancestry.com produced the Muster Roll records shown below, whose format is:

name : company : unit : rank on induction : rank on discharge : box# - extraction# - record#

John A. Woodhurst : K : 138 Pennsylvania Inf. : private : private : 000554-0134-00002546   perhaps John (2) Woodhurst
Andrew Woodhurst : G : 1 South Carolina Cavalry : private : private : 000381-0035-00001625    Andrew Jackson Woodhurst
Daniel F. Woodhurst : G : 35 Ohio Cavalry : private : sergeant : 000552-0120-00002686    Daniel Farris Woodhurst
G.W. Woodhurst : G : 1 South Carolina Cavalry : private : private : 000381-0035-00001626    George William (1) Woodhurst
Hazard L. Woodhurst : C : 35 Ohio Cavalry : private : private : 000552-0120-00002687    Hazard (1) Woodhurst
Hazzard A. Woodhurst : D : 124 Indiana Infantry : private : private : 000540-0085-00001370    Hazard (1) Woodhurst
Stephen Woodhurst : L : 2 Iowa Cavalry : private : private : 000541-0029-00002167    Stephen Woodhurst
William Woodhurst : L : 2 Iowa Cavalry : private : private : 000541-0029-00002168    William (4) Woodhurst