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Gen George S. Wright
Birth: Oct. 22, 1803
Norwich
Windsor County
Vermont, USA
Death: Jul. 30, 1865, At Sea

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:
  Thomas Forster Wright (____ - 1873)*
  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
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Dec 16, 1998
Find A Grave Memorial# 4206
Gen George S. Wright
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Gen George S. Wright
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Gen George S. Wright
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Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the sinking of the SS Brother Jonathan and remembering the 225 souls who perished at sea. Rest in peace.
- Catherine Fields
 Added: Jul. 30, 2015
The Idaho Civil War Round Table commemorates the 150th anniversary of your death today as you died in the shipwreck of the SS Brother Jonathan while providing leadership as the sinking ship was being evacuated.We honor you for your service before and duri...(Read more)
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 Added: Jul. 30, 2015

- DNCHS
 Added: Jul. 24, 2015
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