Capt Gilbert J Wright

9 August 2020

Captain “Gib” Wright led Company D of Cobb’s Legion Cavalry Battalion and was wounded in action at Quebec Schoolhouse near Middletown, MD on 13 September 1862. He commanded a brigade by the end of the war and may have been appointed Brigadier General in January 1865. His photograph is in the collection of the Georgia Historical Society, and is online from fold3.

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