W. J. Wright(1826 - 1888)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Private in Company B, 16th Georgia Infantry on 13 August 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.
The remainder of the War:
Received at Aiken's Landing, Virginia November 5, 1862, and exchanged there November 10, 1862. [Military record: Died in 1862.]
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1. Life dates from his gravesite
|Birth Date: 1/12/1826 |
Death Date: 7/4/1888 Burial Place: Rose Hill Cemetery, Winder, GA
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 12187]
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