Civil War Records of James D. Wright


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
B 40th MVI Private; enl. Aug, 7, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 1862; transf. Aug. 1, 1863 to VRC as Corpl. must. out June 30, 1865 from 10th  Co., 2nd Battln. VRC Concord painter

age 32

MASSCW, 4:117

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
B 40th MVI Aug. 13, 1890 Invalid 901 151   Mass.  
June 1, 1891 Widow 516 506 387 898 Mass. Sarah Wright

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  10 pages (PDF*) 

Grand Army of the Republic

Recorded as member no. 56 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1). 

G.A.R. Personal War Sketch


Date March 19, 1891
Place Concord, Mass.
Age 63
Obituary Concord Enterprise, March 27, 1891
Survived by

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