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Marcus Joseph Wright
Birth: Jun. 5, 1831
Death: Dec. 27, 1922

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. At the beginning of the Civil War, he was Military Governor of Kentucky, serving until its evacuation in 1862. After serving on the staff of General Benjamin F. Cheatham, he was promoted Brigadier General in December, 1862 and fought at the Battle of Chickamauga and the Third Battle of Chattanooga in 1863. From 1864, to the end of the war, he was in charge of the District of Atlanta, Georgia, commanded the City of Macon Georgia and the Confederate District of Western Tennessee. After the war he was appointed an agent to the US War Department in 1878, charged with collecting official Confederate Army records and served in post for thirty years. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Martha Spencer Elcan Wright (1837 - 1875)*
  Pauline Womack Wright (1845 - 1934)*
 
 Children:
  Pauline Casey Young Wright Dinwiddie (1880 - 1961)*
  Howard Paul Wright (1881 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 16, The base of the Confederate Memorial
 
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Record added: Jul 16, 2000
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Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served their country.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Jul. 13, 2014
Your Rememberance will Last for Eternity.
- Patrick Murphy
 Added: Jul. 5, 2014

- Åke Frisk
 Added: Dec. 27, 2013
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