Name - Henry Hapgood Wright

 

Birth Date: 13 Mar 1822

Birth Place: Concord, Mass.

Death Date: 8 Sep 1869

Burial Place: Buck Family Cemetery, Bucksville, Horry County, South Carolina

 

Military Service - C. S. A.

Enlistment Date: 28 Dec 1861

Discharge Date: 9 Apr 1865

Rank: Private, Appointed as Regimental Commissary for the 26th Regiment, S.C. Infantry

Company and Regiment: Co. F, 18th Reg't., S.C.

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Family -

Parents: Henry Wright and Sarah Flint

Wife: Orilla Buck Wright

Children: William, Fannie

 

Interesting Facts -

Mustered in at Davis's Old Field, Union District. Wounded on July 30, 1864. Surrendered at Appomattox on 4/9/1865. There is a City Park in Concord, Mass named Hapgood Wright Town Forest. The park property was donated by Henry Wright's father. Louisa May Alcott and Henry David Thoreau visited the park in the mid 1800s and described it as a"trip to fairy land."

Henry was a partner in the lumber business with William L. Buck.