WRIGHT, RICHARD J (VETERAN CSA) - Caddo County, Louisiana | RICHARD J (VETERAN CSA) WRIGHT - Louisiana Gravestone Photos

Richard J (Veteran CSA) WRIGHT

Oakland Cemetery
Caddo County,
Louisiana

FIRST SERGEANT CSA
Company A 1 Louisiana Infantry
Civil War Confederate
Death Date Unknown

From Louisiana Archives ~ Wrights, Richard J, Sergeant, 1st Sergeant Company A, 1st (Nelligan's) Louisiana Infantry. Enlisted April 28, 1861, New Orleans, Louisiana. Present on Roll to June 30, 1861. Roll November & December 1861, Present. Reduced to ranks December 19, 1861. Rolls January 1862 - June, 1863, Present. Roll November & December 1863, Present or absent not stated. Roll January & February 1864, Present. Rolls August 1864 - October 1864, Absent, missing since Battle of Wilderness. May 5, 1864. Prisoner of War. Federal Rolls of Prisoners, of War, Captured Wilderness, Virginia, May 5, 1864. Forwarded to Point Lookout, Maryland, from Belle Plains, Virginia, May 18, 1864. Transferred to Elmira, New York August 17, 1864. Paroled at Elmira, New York February 25, 1865. Sent to James River for exchange. Roll of Prisoners of War of furloughed & detailed men, C S A, Paroled Shreveport, Louisiana, June 7, 1865. Residence Shreveport, Louisiana. Born Kentucky, occupation -, Residence South Port, Louisiana. Age when enlisted 22, single.

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Submitted: 1/10/15 • Approved: 1/11/15 • Last Updated: 3/24/18 • R81332-G0-S3

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