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1st Lieutenant Wright Smith Hackett
C Company

He was born in Rhea County, TN, the son of Samuel H. Hackett, and was named after his maternal grandfather Wright Smith.

'He was educated at what is now known as Tuscuium College,' in Green County, TN. 

Studied law at Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. After he passed he practiced at Nashville and McMinnville, TN, until the war commenced. 

He enlisted 28 May 1861.

Twice offered promotion as Captain of C Company and twice offered the post of Adjutant of the Regiment, declining all.

Left the service at the reorganisation and then reenlisted as a Private.

On the 8 June 1863 he declined an appointment to be a Lieutenant and Adjutant to General  Marcus Wright.

Wounded at the Battle of Atlanta, 22 July 1864, and died at Catoosa hospital.

He was 'buried at Griffin, GA.'   His remains were exhumed from the original resting place and they were then reburied at Forest Hill Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton Co, TN, on the 31 October 1889.