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William E. Woodruff

Death: Jan 1, 1885

Birthplace: Kentucky

Nationality: United States

William E. Woodruff

Date of Death : Jan 1, 1885
Birth Place : Kentucky

William E. Woodruff was an American soldier who served as colonel of the 25th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War. Woodruff was given temporary brigade and division command in the Army of the Cumberland, but not promoted to brigadier general. He resigned in January 1863 out of frustration for his lack of advancement and was replaced by Brig. Gen. Thomas T. Crittenden.

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