Joseph Wright(1812 - 1882)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Came to Wisconsin about 1858. From Oshkosh, he enlisted in Company B, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 21 April 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
He was discharged 18 March 1863 for disability.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
|Birth State: NY |
Death Date: 02/21/1882 Death Place: Winnebago, WI Burial Place: Riverside Cemetery, Oshkosh, WI
1 Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pp. 412 - 413 [AotW citation 15179]
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