HORATIO GOUVERNEUR WRIGHT - (1829-1899) - Army Engineer, born Clinton, Conn. Graduated from West Point 1841. Employed in Florida and on outbreak of civil War, helped prepare defenses of Washington. Chief Engineer of Heintzelman's division at First Battle of Bull Run, and accompanied successful Port Royal expedition. As Brigadier-General, had charge of Department of the Ohio. Commanded division of Army of the Potomac, during Pennsylvania and Rapidan campaigns, and given command of 6th Corps (1864), rendered valuable services at Spotsylvania. Defended Washington against Early and took part in Shenandoah Campaign; joining Grant, broke strong Confederate line before Peteresbrg. Continued military service after conclusion of hostilities, becoming Chief of Engineers (1879). Retired in 1885.