Ambrose R. Wright

Ambrose R. Wright

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ambrose Ransom Wright was a lawyer, Georgia politician, and Confederate general in the American Civil War. Wright, known by the nickname "Rans," was born in Louisville, Georgia. He read law under the tutelage of Governor and Senator Herschel V. Johnson, who later became his brother-in-law, and was admitted to the bar. He became prominent politically, although he ran unsuccessfully for the Georgia legislature and for the United States Congress. He was a presidential elector for Millard Fillmore in 1856, a supporter of Bell and Everett in 1860, and a Georgia commissioner to Maryland in 1861.At the start of the Civil War, Wright enlisted as a private in Georgia Militia, but he was commissioned colonel of the 3rd Georgia Infantry on May 18, 1861, and served in North Carolina and Georgia until the summer of 1862 and won a victory for the Confederacy at the Battle of South Mills in North Carolina in April 1862
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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 272g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135773461
  • 9786135773460