Gen. George Wright - Sacramento CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper
N 38° 33.800 W 121° 30.050
10S E 630612 N 4269386
Quick Description: A West Point graduate who fought in the Seminole war, the Mexican war, and the Indian wars of the northwest. Died in a storm at Crescent City CA
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 2/27/2015 9:13:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMNEF4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters
Views: 2

Long Description:
He and his wife are named on a large obilisk. A recent plaque in honor of Leon Hamilton tells more of Gen. Wright.
He was appointed commander of the Pacific Coast during the Civil War by President A. Lincoln.
Description:
born in 1803, died at the end of the Civil War. How many generals made it to California?? He would have been Union. He was aboard the ship Brother Jonathon that wrecked.


Date of birth: 10/22/1803

Date of death: 7/30/1865

Area of notoriety: Military

Marker Type: Monument

Setting: Outdoor

Visiting Hours/Restrictions: 9 - 4 closed wed. and Thurs.

Fee required?: No

Web site: [Web Link]

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