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
Company: Company G
Division: 43d U.S. Colored Troops