Condition Report For Lot# 48 :
CASE: 3 minor dents, back; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Scratches on inner surface of case ; Engine turning / engraving with moderate wear; Precious metal content marked, tested. DIAL: Hairlines in enamel, light, 5:00, 8:00; Flake in enamel, edge, 6:00; Seconds bit re-glued; Specks of dirt / dust. HANDS: Minor oxidation. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor scratches on plate; Specks of dirt / dust. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks); Balance rim slightly bent. Lewis Thompson Woodruff and William Wallace Woodruff were sons of Sidney Woodruff and Mary Ann (Thompson) Woodruff of Farmington, CT. Lewis Thompson Woodruff was born Mar. 5, 1816 at Farmington, CT and was living at Mobile, AL by 1850. When the Civil War broke out he enlisted in the Confederate Army at Mount Vernon Arsenal north of Mobile. He served as a Captain and later Colonel in the 36th Alabama Infantry, General Henry Delmar Clayton's (Holtzclaws's) Brigade. Woodruff fought and led his men from the Chattanooga campaign through the defense of Atlanta. He was wounded in the battle of New Hope Church, on May 25, 1864 outside of Atlanta after which he retired. He applied for a presidential pardon on Sep. 23, 1865 and was pardoned 6 days later. His pardon application said "Worth over $20,000." He was killed May 25, 1869 at Mobile, AL by a falling wall during a fire, age 53. He was buried in Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, AL. His brother William Wallace Woodruff was born Aug. 20, 1822 at Farmington, CT and died Aug. 9, 1893 at New Britain, CT, age 71. He was buried in Fairview Cemetery, New Britain, CT.