Remembering Quartermaster Woodford W. Hall of the Fifteenth Kentucky
Woodford Hall was born in Shelby County, Kentucky on December 12, 1839, the son of John Hall and Macy J. Morrow. A farmer, he was 5’5 1/2”, with a light complexion, gray eyes and dark hair. Hall was promoted from private in Company A to first lieutenant and quartermaster of the Fifteenth Kentucky on March 15, 1863, following the resignation of John W. Clarke. Hall worked for a time as a florist after the war. He married Lucinda Burns in Grant County, Kentucky on August 17, 1852. Lucinda died in 1879. Woodford’s second wife was Emma Wilkinson. Woodford had two sons – Albert H. and John Robert – and three daughters – Mary C., America Isabelle and Luthera – with his first wife. He died in Shelbyville on November 10, 1931, and is buried in Grove Hill Cemetery in Shelby County.