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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1849

Vol. II
p386
1425

(Born Ga.)

Thomas Wright

(Ap'd Ga.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1849.

Served: in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849‑50;

(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, Oct. 16, 1849)

in garrison at Benicia, Cal., 1851; Escorting Indian Commissioners, 1851; in garrison at Benicia, Cal., 1851; on Expedition to Port Orford, Or., 1851; in garrison at Benicia, Cal., 1851‑53; on frontier duty at Ft.

(First Lieut., 2d Infantry, Feb. 5, 1855)

Miller, Cal., 1853‑54; on Recruiting service, 1854; and on frontier duty on Sioux Expedition, 1855, — Ft. Pierre, Dak., 1855, — Farm Island, Missouri River, 1855‑56, — Ft. Lookout, Dak., 1856, — and Ft. Randall, Dak., 1856‑57.

Died, Oct. 12, 1857, at Ft. Randall, Dak.: Aged 29.


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