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Confederate (CSV)


Riley Wright

(1837 - ?)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 50th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was in Company D.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action and captured at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic service information from Ranger951.




Date not known


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/50th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 3137]