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Federal (USV)


John Wright

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 22nd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23, he enlisted at Waterford, NY on 9 May 1861 and mustered as Private, Company A, 22nd New York Infantry in New York City on 6 June.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service information from State of New York1.


c. 1838


09/14/1862; Turner'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  [AotW citation 6218]