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Albert D. Wright

Birthdate: (83)
Birthplace: Elkland, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: February 15, 1926 (83)
Place of Burial: Eustis, Lake, Florida, USA
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About Albert D. Wright

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain (Infantry) Albert D. Wright, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 30 July 1864, while serving with Company G, 43d U.S. Colored Troops, in action at Petersburg, Virginia. Captain Wright advanced beyond the enemy's lines, capturing a stand of colors and its color guard; was severely wounded.

General Orders: Date of Issue: May 1, 1893

Action Date: July 30, 1864

Service: Army

Rank: Captain

Company: Company G

Division: 43d U.S. Colored Troops

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December 10, 1842
Elkland, Pennsylvania, USA
February 15, 1926
Age 83
Eustis, Lake, Florida, USA