Monday, November 3, 2008

(Sgt) William Wright 'DAR Patriot'

Served a total of 8 months under several different commands. Was in Battles of Germantown and Petersburg where he was detached to provide provisions for the army. Served in the Stevens Brigade at the seige of York until surrender of Comwallis.

William's Father, Joseph, helped in the war by selling rye and beef to the militia. (source J Faulconer history of the Wright family).

b. Dec 18 1751

d. Nov 21 1836

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