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Confederate (CSV)


John L. Wright

(c. 1832 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Holcombe (SC) Legion Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

A farmer in Spartanburg County, he enlisted as Private, Infantry Company E, Holcombe Legion on 28 December 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

His service and other details thanks to Barry Truluck from his research in the US Census (1850, 1860), Wright's Compiled Service Records (via Fold3), and the Roll 1 for Company E.


c. 1832


09/14/1862; Turner's Gap, VA


1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Company E, Holcombe Legion  [AotW citation 22109]