James Washington Wright

James Washington Wright
August 7, 1838 – September 28, 1911

James Washington Wright

James Washington Wright

 

Alternate Spelling: James W. Wright
1860 Residence: Sampson County, NC

Military Record
Enlisted at Sampson County, NC
20th North Carolina Regiment, Company F
May 9, 1861 – Elected 1st Lieutenant
April 28, 1862 – Elected Captain
June 27, 1862 – Wounded in the leg and face at Gaines’ Mill, VA
July 1, 1863 – Wounded at Gettysburg, PA
October 30-31, 1863 – Captured at Rappahannock Station, VA
Confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington D. C.
November 11, 1863 – Transferred to Johnson’s Island, Ohio
June 12, 1865 – Released after taking the Oath of Allegiance

Parents
Isaac Clark Wright 1803-1864
Eliza Jane Cromartie 1808-1880

Siblings
Sarah J. Wright 1828-1844
Anne Eliza Wright 1830-1866
John Cromartie Wright 1832-1898        46th NC Co I
Elizabeth Catherine Wright 1836-1879
William Isaac Wright 1841-1844
Margaret Clark Wright 1845-1883

Wife
Mary Ann Boykin 1846-1870

Children
Mary Lily Wright 1867-1934
Thomas Loftin Wright 1869-1931

Burial
Springvale Cemetery
Clinton, NC

James Washington Wright Grave

James Washington Wright Grave