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George Wright
Birth: Oct. 21, 1801
Death: Jul. 30, 1865

Civil War Union Brigadier General. A graduate of West Point, George Wright's gallantry in the field earned him commendations; from the Seminole War in Florida, to the Mexican War, to the Indian Campaign in the Pacific Northwest. During the Civil War, President Lincoln gave him the command of the Pacific Coast.
Lost at Sea in wreck of the steamer, Brother Jonathan, Point St. George, Crescent City California, July 30, 1865 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Wallace Foster Wright (1806 - 1865)*
 
 Children:
  James Heron Wright (1832 - 1837)*
  Elizabeth H Wright Owen (1837 - 1890)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sacramento City Cemetery
Sacramento
Sacramento County
California, USA
Plot: Section 50, Lot 42
 
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Record added: Dec 16, 1998
Find A Grave Memorial# 4206
George Wright
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George Wright
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George Wright
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It's funny that they don't mention that you ordered the slaughter of 800 Palouse horses on September 8, 1858.
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