site logo
[no picture yet]

[no picture yet]

Federal (USV)


Louis Wright

(c. 1835 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 32nd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 26, he enlisted on 1 September 1861 at New York City to serve an unexpired term and mustered as Private, Company E, 32nd New York Infantry the same day. He was transferred to Company B and appointed First Sergeant on 1 November, and was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company D on 26 May 1862, to rank from 7 May.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General.1


c. 1835


09/14/1862; Crampton's Gap, MD


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1899, Ser. No. 21, pg. 1022  [AotW citation 22544]