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Confederate (CSV)


W. J. Wright

(1826 - 1888)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Company B, 16th Georgia Infantry on 13 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.

The rest of the War

Received at Aiken's Landing, Virginia November 5, 1862, and exchanged there November 10, 1862. [Military record: Died in 1862.]

References & notes

Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1. Life dates from his gravesite




7/4/1888; burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Winder, GA


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 12187]