Private Anderson Wood was born January 8th 1832.
He enlisted with Coast Guards, Lieutenant Able Merander’s Detachment from July 14th, 1861 through September 5th, 1861.
He then enlisted with Captain Henry Mulrenan’s Florida Volunteer Coast as a seaman in January, 1862. He remained in this unit until mustered into Confederate service on March 5th, 1862 when he was enlisted as a Private in Captain Smith’s Company (Key West Avengers), 7th Regiment Florida Infantry by Major R. B. Thomas at Tampa, Florida for a period of 3 years or the war.
There is no further mention of his service; however, he is known to have survived the war. He married Ellen Townsend on April 26th, 1865 at Tampa, Hillsborough County Florida. Anderson died on December 18, 1906 at Gary, Hillsborough County, Florida.
Ellen applied for and was granted a Confederate pension for her husband’s service.