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a. Note:   * m 16 Nov 1847 to Maria Louisa Todd, youngest daughter of Mrs E J Todd of Laurens District "Marriage and Death Notices from the Greenville Mountaineer," p 177 * "His parents considered him too delicate to go to school or work on the farm and secured a situation for him in as store as a clerk of which his brother Dr. Woodruff was a partner." ..."he married Miss Maria Todd, daughter of Dr John and Eliza Todd of Laurens, SC." ..."he was ordained as a deacon at the Bethel Babtist Church and was a clerk of the same for 32 years." ...."served as postmaster and magistrate at Woodruff before the Civil War." ..."In Jan 1862, he enlisted in Co. E, Holcombe Legion and was elected Captain." ..."during this time he was in twelve different engagements according to his estimate and was wounded at the Second Manassas battle. At the battle of Five Forks, VA, his company formed a part of a detachment under General W H Wallace which was overwhelmed by a Federal flank movement and was captured. He with other Confederate officers was taken to Johnson's Island in Lake Erie." ...Elected as a Democrat to the State Legislature in 1865, 1868, and 1874. ..."Introduced a bill forbidding the sale of intoxicating liquor, either with or without a license within three miles of churches or schoolhouses outside municipalities." ..."Trustee of Cooper Limestone Institute and Furman University." * Landrum's History of Spartenburg, SC, p 351 -352 "Synopsis of the Early History of Woodruff" by Edna F Westmoreland *LDS IGI records and ancestrial file is NOT responsible for the content of the GEDCOMs uploaded through the WorldConnect Program. The creator of each GEDCOM is solely responsible for its content.