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Wright, Augustus R., b. 1813 (1813-1891)

Name
Wright, Augustus R., b. 1813 (1813-1891)
Fuller Form
Augustus Romaldus Wright
Historical Note
Augustus R. Wright was born 1813 in Georgia. He was a lawyer who served as a judge, as a congressman in the U.S. House of Representatives, as a delegate to the Georgia Secession Convention and the Confederate Secession Convention, in the First Confederate Congress, as a Colonel in the 38th Georgia Infantry during the Civil War and as a member of the Georgia constitutional convention in 1877.
Sources
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augustus_Romaldus_Wright, accessed October 2010.
Note Author
Anne Johnson, Special Collections staff