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Federal (USV)

Private

William B. Wright

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 21 year old farmer in Hopkinton, he enlisted on 27 August in Company H, 19th Massachusetts Infantry. He transferred to Company D in December 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines.1

Birth

c. 1840

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 474  [AotW citation 17910]