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Joseph Wright

Before the war

He was born in 1819/20 (3 (41 in 1861)). He was born in Waterford, Ireland (3).

When he enlisted, he was a printer (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and light hair (3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 20 August 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Starr (3). He was a private in company A (1, 4).

He was discharged at Alexandria, Virginia, on 18 June 1862 (1) or 10 June 1862 (2, 3), on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 2, 3). He was a private, in company A (1, 2, 4).

Sources

1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster) (Joseph Wright)

2 Register of men discharged, co.A (Joseph Wright)

3 company A descriptive roll, entry 59 (Joseph Wright)

4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Joseph Wright)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed Nov 05)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 9 May 2015, from Fold3]


Wright Joseph
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
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