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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Robert Wright

Details
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company G,
    14th U.S. Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: October 1, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Chapel House Farm, Virginia, USA
Citation
Gallantry in action.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Woodstock, Windham County, Connecticut
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: November 25, 1869
  • Born: 1828, Ireland
  • Died: October 22, 1885
  • Buried: Cedar Lawn Cemetery (MH) (13-A-419), Patterson, NJ, United States
 

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