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PLUNKETT, THOMAS

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Seized the colors of his regiment, the color bearer having been shot down, and bore them to the front where both his arms were carried off by a shell.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant Company E, 21st Massachusetts Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Ireland

Citation

Seized the colors of his regiment, the color bearer having been shot down, and bore them to the front where both his arms were carried off by a shell.