Wright, Marcus J. (Marcus Joseph), 1831-1922

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Wright, a Memphis, Tennessee lawyer, joined the Confederate army, and became a brigadier general in December 1862. After the war he collected material for the Official Records.

From the description of Letter, July 7, 1864. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 477282755

Confederate general, author.

From the description of Papers of Marcus Joseph Wright, 1872-1901. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32958249

Marcus Joseph Wright, Confederate brigadier general and military historian, worked for 30 years, beginning in 1878, as agent of the U.S. War Department charged with collecting and compiling official Confederate army records.

From the description of Marcus Joseph Wright papers, 1792-1945 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 24439034

From the guide to the Marcus Joseph Wright Papers, 1792-1949, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

Confederate Army officer and editor, Official records of the War of the Rebellion.

From the description of Papers, 1864-1951. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20188598

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889. Jefferson Davis letters to Marcus J. Wright, 1875-1887. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
referencedIn Murray, J. Ogden. Papers, 1872-1915. Virginia Historical Society Library
creatorOf McCrary, George Washington, 1835-1890. Letters and papers of George W. McCrary [microform] Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center, Hayes Presidential Center
creatorOf Wright, Marcus Joseph, 1831-1922. Letter, July 7, 1864. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Wright, Marcus J. (Marcus Joseph), 1831-1922. Papers, 1864-1951. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960. Additional papers, 1880-1959 Houghton Library
referencedIn Gilmore, James R. (James Roberts), 1822-1903. James Roberts Gilmore collection, 1820-1903. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part II: The Civil War and the Confederacy, 1832-1915. Houghton Library
referencedIn Williams, Samuel Cole, 1864-1947. Samuel Cole Williams papers, 1911-1947. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855,. Argosy collection [manuscript], 1795-1893. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916. Correspondence, 1904. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Law, Evander McIvor, 1836-1920. Letter, 1910 September 27 to General Marcus J. Wright. Washington & Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library
creatorOf Wright, John Vines, 1828-1908. Letter, 1855 Dec. 16. Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
creatorOf Cumming, Kate, 1835-1909. Papers, 1795-1909. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Armsby, James H., 1809-1875,. American and English literary and historical papers collected by Atcheson L. Hench [manuscript] 1787-1914. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Bland, Theodorick, 1742-1790. Letters pertaining to Virginia [manuscript], 1779-1955. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part II: The Civil War and the Confederacy, 1832-1915. Houghton Library
referencedIn Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916. Letters, 1887-1894. Auburn University.
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company. Houghton Mifflin Company reader reports on manuscripts submitted for publication. 1882-1931. Houghton Library
creatorOf Wright, Marcus J. (Marcus Joseph), 1831-1922. Papers of Marcus Joseph Wright, 1872-1901. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Filler, Armistead T. M. Armistead T. M. Filler Papers, 1796-1945. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Andrew, John A. (John Albion), 1818-1867,. Lee family papers [microform] 1652 [1769-1870] 1890. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Wright, Marcus J. (Marcus Joseph), 1831-1922. Papers of Marcus Joseph Wright, 1872-1901. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library
referencedIn Mickle, William E. (William English), 1846-1920. Papers, 1863-1903. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Briefs, 1843-1904 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799. Virginia letters [manuscript] 1799-1878. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Capers, Ellison, 1837-1908. Ellison Capers papers, 1862-1901. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Richard John Levy and Sally Waldman Sweet collection, 1766-1935 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Marcus Joseph Wright Papers, 1792-1949 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
creatorOf Bobick, Bridget. Confederate collection. University of West Georgia, Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library
creatorOf Wright, Marcus J. (Marcus Joseph), 1831-1922. Marcus Joseph Wright papers, 1792-1945 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Willard" to "Yorke". Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
referencedIn Murray, J. Ogden. Papers, 1872-1915. Shepherd University Library, Scarborough Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Lomax, Lunsford Lindsay, 1835-1913. Letter, May 5, Washington, D.C., to H.G. Rugg. Dartmouth College Library
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associatedWith Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876. person
associatedWith Capers, Ellison, 1837-1908. person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Confederate States of America. Army corporateBody
associatedWith Cumming, Kate, 1835-1909. person
associatedWith Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Filler, Armistead T. M. person
associatedWith Frazer, John W., 1827-1906. person
associatedWith French, Samuel Gibbs, 1818-1910. person
associatedWith Gilmore, James R. (James Roberts), 1822-1903. person
associatedWith Hammond, Eli Shelby, 1838-1904 person
associatedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
associatedWith Law, Evander McIvor, 1836-1920. person
associatedWith Lee, George Washington Custis, 1832-1913. person
correspondedWith Levy, Richard John person
associatedWith Lomax, Lunsford Lindsay, 1835-1913. person
associatedWith Marshall, Charles, 1830-1902. person
associatedWith McCrary, George Washington, 1835-1890. person
associatedWith McLaws, Lafayette. person
correspondedWith Mickle, William E. (William English), 1846-1920. person
correspondedWith Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Commandery of the State of Massachusetts, collector. corporateBody
associatedWith Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916. person
associatedWith Murray, J. Ogden. person
associatedWith United States. War Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Waddell, James I. (James Iredell), 1824-1886. person
associatedWith Wallace, William Henry, 1848-1924. person
associatedWith Warner, Ezra J. person
associatedWith Williams, Samuel Cole, 1864-1947. person
associatedWith Womack, Jacob Lewis, b. 1806? person
associatedWith Womack, John W., fl. 1831-1860. person
associatedWith Wright family family
associatedWith Wright, Howard P. person
associatedWith Wright, John Vines, 1828-1908. person
associatedWith Wright, Marcus Joseph, 1831-1922. person
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United States
Alabama--Butler County
Butler County (Ala.)
Confederate States of America
McNairy County (Tenn.)
Alabama
Alabama--Greene County
Greene County (Ala.)
United States
Eutaw (Ala.)
Confederate States of America
Tennessee
Southern States
Confederate States of America
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Birth 1831-06-05

Death 1922-12-27

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