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Wright, Thomas Kidder Green

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Norwich, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF, 12th MI INF, 57th USCI, 67th USCI
Service: enl 9/6/61, m/i 10/15/61, CPL, Co. B, 6th VT INF, tr to 12th MI INF, m/o 2/20/62; also 57th USCI and 67th USCI [College: NU 56]

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VITALS

Birth: 02/01/1838, Norwich, VT
Death: 12/21/1891


MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/5/1890, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: NU 56
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: Died in Tarrytown, NY

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Thomas K. G. Wright

Thomas K. G. Wright, son of Lieut. John Wright, U. S. A., and Almira Kidder (Green) Wright, and nephew of Col. Cogswell Kidder Green, '26, was born in Norwich, Vt., February 1, 1838, and died in Tarrytown, N. Y., December 21, 1891. He attended the schools of Norwich/and entered the University in 1852, and remained two years.

He enlisted in Company B, 6th Vermont Infantry, September 6, 1861; was promoted corporal on February 20, 1862; was transferred to the 12th Michigan Regiment, and later was commissioned a captain in the United States Colored Troops. He was assistant engineer on the Boston, H. & E. R. R., in 1869; Chepaug, R. R., 1871-72; Fitchburg, R. R., through Hoosac Tunnel; the Southern Penn. R. R., in 1883.

William Arba Ellis, Norwich University, 1819-1911: Her History, Her Graduates, Her Roll of Honor..., ii:597