Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

William Wright (1754-?)
MSA SC 3520-17325

Sources:


Archival Sources:

Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, August 29, 1775 to July 6, 1776, Archives of Maryland Online Vol. 11.

Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, July 7-December 31, 1776 Archives of Maryland Online Vol. 12.

Journal and Correspondence of the Council of Maryland, 1781, Archives of Maryland Online Vol. 47.

Maryland State Papers, Red Books, List of Regular Officers by Chamberlaine, December 1776, MdHR 4573, Liber 12, p. 66 [MSA S989-17, 1/6/4/5].

Maryland State Papers, Revolutionary Papers, Descriptions of men in Capt. Edward Veazey’s Independent Comp, 1776, MdHR 19970-15-36/01 [MSA S997-15-36, 1/7/3/13].

Muster rolls of the Second Maryland Regiment, Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783, National Archives, NARA M246, Record Group 93, Roll 0033, Folder 15. Courtesy of Fold3.com.

Muster Rolls and Other Records of Service of Maryland Troops in the American Revolution Archives of Maryland Online vol. 18.

Revolutionary War Rolls, NARA M246, p. 92, From Fold3.com.

Service Card of William Wright (Second Maryland Regiment), Compiled Service Records of Soldiers Who Served in the American Army During the Revolutionary War, NARA M881, Record Group 93, Roll 0401. Courtesy of Fold3.com.

Service Card of William Wright (Third Maryland Regiment), Compiled Service Records of Soldiers Who Served in the American Army During the Revolutionary War, NARA M881, Record Group 93, Roll 0401. Courtesy of Fold3.com.

Service Card of William Wright (Fifth Maryland Regiment), Compiled Service Records of Soldiers Who Served in the American Army During the Revolutionary War, NARA M881, Record Group 93, Roll 0405. Courtesy of Fold3.com.


Published Sources:

Alexander, Arthur. How Maryland Tried to Raise Her Continential Quotas. Maryland Historical Magazine 42, no. 3 (1947). 184-196.

"Mortuary Notice," Salem Gazette, Salem, Massachusetts, March 1, 1833, Vol. XI, issue 18, p. 3.

Tacyn, Mark Andrew. “'To the End:’ The First Maryland Regiment and the American Revolution” (PhD diss., University of Maryland College Park, 1999).


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