Wright, Sylvester

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Birth

Sylvester F. Wright was born in Westerlo[1] on November 5, 1827. [2], a son of John Y. Wright and Catherine Wiltse[3]


Marriage & Children

Sylvester married Lousia Marsh who was born on September 1, 1826[2], at about 1848 at Duanesburg, NY.

Military Service

Residence: Duanesburg, NY[3]
Enlistment Date: 16 Sept 1861[4]
Enlistment Place: Albany, NY [4]
Enlistment Rank: Private [4]
State Served: New York
Regiment: 44th Infantry [4]
Company: Company F[4]
Discharged for Disability: 28 Oct 1862[4]
Discharged at: Providence, RI[4]
Re-enlistment Date: 26 Aug 1864[1]
Enlistment Rank: Private[1]
Regiment: 44th Infantry [1]
Company: Company I[1]
Muster Out Date: 7 June 1865 [1]
Muster Out Place: Raleigh, NC[1]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 33 to serve 3 years. [4]

Born in Westerlo, Age 33, Carpenter, Hazel eyes, Black hair, Dark complexion, 5’11-1/2” tall. [1]

Sources Used: Town and City Registers of the men who served in the Civil War; Annual Report of the Adjutant General for the State of New York

Death

Louisa died on May 21, 1906. Sylvester died on October 14, 1914. Both are buried at the Duanesburg Village Cemetery

Obituary

Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York for the Year 1900 - 44th

WRIGHT, SYLVESTER F. - Age 33 years Enlisted September 16 1861 at Albany to serve three years mustered in as private Co F September 20 1861 discharged for disability October 28 1862 at Providence RI


Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases
  2. 2.0 2.1 Grave marker at Duanesburg Village Cemetery
  3. 3.0 3.1 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York