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Wright, Prentiss C.
Age: 23, credited to Montpelier, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 8/25/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. I, 13th VT INF, dis/dsb 1/31/63
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Birth: 1839, Unknown
Burial: North Branch Cemetery, Middlesex, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 86476938
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/17/1866
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, VHS Collections, 13th History
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: 13th Vt. History off-site
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North Branch Cemetery, Middlesex, VT
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VHS Tintypes Collection
John Gibson Collection
(Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865)
PRENTISS C. WRIGHT had a disposition to be a good soldier, but his health was not equal to the task and he was discharged January 31st, 1863, and has since died.
Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 684
Prentiss C. Wright died last Monday of consumption at his home in Wrightville, aged fifty-four years. He w as a son and business partner for many years of the late Medad Wright under the well-known firm name of Medad Wright & Son. His funeral will be held today, Rev. J. H. Weeks officiating. Mr. Wright was a member of Company I, Thirteenth Regiment Vermont Volunteers, and was drawing a pension for disability received in the service. He never married.
Source: Vermont Watchman and State Journal, May 17, 1893.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.