Wood Co. seeks personal tales from Civil War

In April, 1865, a Perrysburg family paid the government to ship home the body of their son who died from infection and gangrene after he was wounded in a Civil War battle.

However, the body of a young Confederate soldier, dressed in gray, was sent instead. The family buried the Confederate soldier in the grave that had been dug for their son Henry Carter, the Union infantry soldier who died at the age of 23.

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