Riley Wright(1837 - ?)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 50th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company D.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action and captured at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Released at Philadelphia Hospital and sent to Knoxville, Tennessee, for exchange August 1864. In U.S. General Hospital Philadelphia 9/27/1862. Took Oath of Allegiance to Federal Government 10/18/1862. Pension records show he was at home on furlough close of war.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic service information from Ranger951.
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/50th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 3137]
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