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Federal (USV)

Corporal

Charles Hosmer Wright

(1830 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

A 31 year old storekeeper from Lawrence, MA, he was a newspaperman in Bowling Green, KY at the start of the War. He left that state and enlisted in Company K, 11th Ohio Infantry as Corporal on 19 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service detail from the Roster1. His gravesite is on Findagrave, source of additional biographical detail from the Concord Town Report (1882).

Birth

01/13/1830; Concord, MA

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, MA

Notes

1   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 2, pg. 348  [AotW citation 18502]