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 George S. Wright

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George S. Wright

Birth
Norwich, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Death 30 Jul 1865 (aged 61)
At Sea
Burial Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA
Plot Section 50, Lot 42
Memorial ID 4206 View Source
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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


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 15 Dec 1998
  • Find a Grave Memorial 4206
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/4206/george-s-wright : accessed ), memorial page for George S. Wright (22 Oct 1803–30 Jul 1865), Find a Grave Memorial ID 4206, citing Sacramento City Cemetery, Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .