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Albert D Wright

Details
  • Rank: Captain
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company G,
    43d U.S. Colored Troops
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 30, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Citation
Advanced beyond the enemy's lines, capturing a stand of colors and its color guard; was severely wounded.
Medal of Honor Recipient Albert D. Wright
Medal of Honor Recipient Albert D. Wright
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 1, 1893
  • Born: December 10, 1842, Elkland, Tioga County, PA, United States
  • Died: February 15, 1926, Tampa, FL, United States
  • Buried: Greenwood Cemetery (MH) (5-2) , Eustis, FL, United States
  • Location of Medal: Atlanta History Center (1863 & 1904 designs), Atlanta, GA
 

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