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Lieut James A Wright
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1840
Death: Aug. 25, 1936
Beverly
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

Civil War veteran; he enlisted for the Union as a Private in Company F, First Minnesota Infantry, on April 29, 1861. He was a native of Spring Creek, Illinois at the time he enlisted.

He was wounded at the Battle of Bull Run and again at the Battle of Gettysburg, but survived the war.

James was the last survivor of the First Minnesota. He died at his home on August 25, 1936, outliving all of his comrades. He was 95 years, 8 months and 28 days old. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  David Wright (1802 - 1854)
  Amelia Hurt Crews Wright (1811 - 1889)
 
 Children:
  Jennie C. Wright Herrick (1879 - 1969)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Wright Monroe (1829 - 1921)*
  George W T Wright (1831 - 1904)*
  Susan N Wright (1834 - 1855)*
  Mary F Wright Enz (1834 - 1906)*
  John Frances Wright (1836 - 1848)*
  William H Wright (1839 - 1911)*
  James A Wright (1840 - 1936)
  Beverly M. Wright (1841 - 1862)*
  Charles Easton Wright (1846 - 1850)*
  Wilson H Wright (1849 - 1855)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Central Cemetery
Beverly
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Sub Division 10 Lot 9
 
Created by: Cindy K. Coffin
Record added: Apr 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35530555
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