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Wright, Allen S.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Williston, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/23/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. F, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 09/15/1839, Williston, VT
Death: 06/13/1911

Burial: Greenmount Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: A-60
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: yes, 9/3/1885
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Greenmount Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Obituary

Allen S. Wright

Allen S. Wright died suddenly of heart failure at his home, 82 Adams street, last evening. Mr. Wright had been in failing health a long time. He was born in Williston September 13, 1839. In 1862 he enlisted in the 9th Regiment Vermont Volunteers and served until the end of the war, being mustered out in 1865. Of late years while his health permitted he was engaged in insurance work. He is survived by his wife and two daughters, Miss Grave Wright of Newark, N.J., and Mrs. Winfield Brown of Bigelow, Me.

Source: Burlington Daily News, June 14, 1911
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.