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Henry Thomas Wright

Male 1842 - 1899  (56 years)


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  • Name Henry Thomas Wright 
    Born 11 Nov 1842  Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military 1 Mar 1862  Camp Walton, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Promoted to Full Captain on 15 Aug 1862. Commissioned an officer in Company E, Florida 1st Infantry Battalion on 1 Mar 1862. Mustered out on 15 Aug 1862. Transferred to Company E, Florida 1st Infantry Regiment on 15 Aug 1862. Mustered out on 26 Apr 1865.  
    Veterans: Confederate
    Veterans: Confederate

    We are a band of brothers, and native to the soil,
    Fighting for our Liberty with treasure, blood and toil;
    And when our rights were threaten'd, the cry rose near and far,
    Hurrah for the Bonnie Blue Flag, that bears a Single Star!


    The Bonnie Blue Flag
    Harry Macarthy
    Died 2 Feb 1899  Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. John's Cemetery, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Findagrave for Henry Thomas Wright
    Findagrave for Henry Thomas Wright
    Created by: Thomas
    Record added: Sep 30, 2007
    Photographed
    Find A Grave Memorial# 21842671
    Person ID I15487  Dickinson
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2015 

    Mother Benjamin Drake Wright,   b. 23 Jan 1799, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1875, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Josephine de la Rua,   b. 1811, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1843, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 23 Feb 1826  Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F3862  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Nov 1842 - Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Promoted to Full Captain on 15 Aug 1862. Commissioned an officer in Company E, Florida 1st Infantry Battalion on 1 Mar 1862. Mustered out on 15 Aug 1862. Transferred to Company E, Florida 1st Infantry Regiment on 15 Aug 1862. Mustered out on 26 Apr 1865. - 1 Mar 1862 - Camp Walton, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Feb 1899 - Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. John's Cemetery, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336278] U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, Historical Data Systems, comp., (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2009).
      Original Sources: Board of State Institutions, Soldiers of Florida in the Seminole Indian-Civil and Spanish-American Wars (Live Oak: Democrate Book and Job Print, 1903) and David W. Hartman, Biographical Rosters of Florida's Confederate and Union Soliders 1861-1865 6 vols. (Wilmington: Broadfoot Publishing Company. 1995).

      Name: Henry Thomas Wright
      Residence: Camp Walton, Florida
      Age at Enlistment: 18
      Enlistment Date: 1 Mar 1862
      Rank at enlistment: 2nd Lieutenant
      Enlistment Place: Camp Walton, Florida
      State Served: Florida
      Survived the War? Yes
      Birth Date: 11 Nov 1842
      Death Date: 2 Feb 1899

    2. [S336416] Transcribed Marriage Records of Escambia County, Florida from 1821 to 1900, (Pensacola, Florida: West Florida Genealogical Society, 2011), 232.
      Misc. notation: "St. Michael Roman Cath. Ch. John de la Rua, father of the bride." Escambia Marriage Book A, p. 21.