Lieutenant George A. Woodruff
Lieutenant George A. Woodruff (1840 - 1863) graduated early from West Point because of the start of the Civil War. Young Woodruff served valiantly in the battles of the Army of the Potomac. At Gettysburg he was mortally wounded while defending the center of the Union line with his First U.S. Field Artillery (Battery I) against General George Pickett's Confederate charge on July 3, 1863. Lingering through the night, George A. Woodruff died the following day.