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Wright, George

Age: 0, credited to Norwich, VT
Unit(s): 3rd US INF, USV
Service: US Army 1822-1860; BGen USV, 9/28/61; cmdng Depart. the Pacific, 61-65; d/svc (drowned) 7/30/65; Bvt BGen. USA, 12/19/64, for long, faithful and meritorious services [College: USMA 22]

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Birth: 10/21/1803, Norwich, VT
Death: 07/30/1865

Burial: City Cemetery, Sacramento, CA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Davis Habbin
Findagrave Memorial #: 4206
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Findagrave
College?: USMA 22
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

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Cenotaph in City Cemetery, Sacramento, CA

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and other veterans who may be buried there.

Remembered as the General who had almost nothing to do with the Civil War. Further Reading Schlicke, Carl Paul. "General George Wright, guardian of the Pacific Coast" Norman, University of Oklahoma Press, 1988.