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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1854

Vol. II
p582
1642

(Born Pa.)

Thomas J. Wright1

(Ap'd at Large)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1850, to July 1, 1854, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut. of Dragoons, July 1, 1854.

Served: on frontier duty at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1854; and on frontier p583duty as Adjutant, 2d Dragoons, June 12, 1855, to Apr. 30, 1857, —

(Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Mar. 3, 1855)

Sioux Expedition, being engaged in the Action of Blue Water, Sep. 3, 1855, — Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1855, — Ft. Riley, Kan., 1855‑56, — quelling Kansas Disturbances, 1856, — and at Ft. Riley, Kan., 1856‑57.

First Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Feb. 28, 1857.

Died Apr. 30, 1857, near Chicago, Ill.: Aged 24.


The Author's Note:

1 Son of Surgeon Joseph J. B. Wright, U. S. Army.


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