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Wright, Horatio Gouveneur, General



  • Existence: 1820 - 1899

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

U.S. General Horatio Wright Letter

Identifier: MS 0108

Letter written February 12, 1865, by General Horatio Wright (major general of volunteers in the Union Army), probably while at the siege of Richmond, Virginia, and addressed to “My dear Col[onel?]” (addressee's name is Col. Edward H. Wright, Newark, N.J., appearing below General Wright's signature), in which he tells of family news while on a recent leave, mentions troop activity following an unspecified ‘late movement’ of troops in the Army of the Potomac.

Dates: 1865