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Pvt Benjamin F Wright

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Pvt Benjamin F Wright

Birth
Death 7 May 1864
Wilderness, Orange County, Virginia, USA
Burial Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 12, Row 10, Grave 6
Memorial ID 10850177 View Source
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Company C, 3rd Alabama Infantry, Rodes' Brigade, Rodes' Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence was not listed.
Enlisted as a Private 4/27/1861 at Tuskagee, Alabama, he mustered into "C" Co. AL 3rd Infantry.
POW 9/14/1862 at South Mountain, Md.; exchanged 11/10/1862 at Aiken's Landing, Va.
Mortally wounded 5/5/1864 in the Battle of The Wilderness, Va.

The 3rd Infantry Regiment was organized by Colonel J.M. Withers in April, 1861, at Montgomery, Alabama. Men of this unit were recruited in the cities of Mobile and Montgomery, and the counties of Man, Lowndes, Coosa, and Autuaga. The first Alabama command sent to Virginia, it was mustered into Confederate service at Lynchburg and totalled 1,000 men.

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  • Added: 24 Apr 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10850177
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10850177/benjamin-f-wright : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Benjamin F Wright (unknown–7 May 1864), Find a Grave Memorial ID 10850177, citing Confederate Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by BigFrench (contributor 46554304) .