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Federal (USV)


Joseph Wright

(1812 - 1882)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

Came to Wisconsin about 1858. From Oshkosh, he enlisted in Company B, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 21 April 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged 18 March 1863 for disability.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


1812 in NY


02/21/1882; Winnebago, WI; burial in 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]