Pvt. William C. Wright, Co. H. 1 REGT. CAV. VT. VOLS Died Dec. 2, 1895

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William C. Wright was born about 1830. He is a Civil War veteran. He died December 22, 1893 in Wethersfield, Connecticut. Ned help obtain more sources and adding his military records; also family lineage  

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WikiTree profile: William Wright
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Source: "United States Civil War Soldiers Index, 1861-1865," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FSV2-95Q : 4 December 2014), William C. Wright, Private, Company H, 1st Regiment, Vermont Cavalry, Union; citing NARA microfilm publication M557 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 14; FHL microfilm 882,485.

United States Civil War Soldiers Index, 1861-1865
: William C. Wright
: Private  Company H, 1st Regiment, Vermont Cavalry, Vermont

Source: "United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJD5-D63Z : 13 March 2018), William C Wright, 1896.
Image: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GY94-6XQ?i=1714&cc=1919699
: Wright, William C.
: H1  Vt Cav. : Filed   Class Invalid  Date Nov. 13, 1890   State Conn.

Next Image - (hit > arrow from above page )

: Wright, William C.
: Widow Wright, Mary A
: Service H1  Vt Cav.
: Filed   Class  Widow Date: January 9, 1899 State Conn.

by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (717k points)
selected by Andrew Simpier

This is him served in 1st Regiment VERMONT Calvary Co. H

Category: 1st Regiment, Vermont Cavalry, United States Civil War

National Park Service

Name: Wright, William C. 

Battle Unit Name: 1st Regiment, Vermont Cavalry

Side: Union

Company: H

Soldier’s Rank In: Private 

Soldiers Rank Out: Private

Alternate Name: M557 Roll 14

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by Marion Poole G2G6 Pilot (971k points)
Name: William C. Wright
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Connecticut
Regiment: 1st Regiment, Connecticut Cavalry
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Private
Film Number: M535 roll 17

Source Information

National Park Service. U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.

Original data: National Park Service, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, online <http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/>, acquired 2007.

There are number of William Wrights from Connecticut around that time. I have only included those with initial C
LoL yes the Wright family is very much early to Wethersfield

This is an excellent source has the page with both Knickerbocker and Wright on it plus regiment info and death dates!
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by Robert Arms G2G6 (7.2k points)
This source says it all! Has so much info WOW!


Would muster out date be same as disability date? I want to update the muster out date.

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