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WRIGHT, SAMUEL

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Voluntarily advanced under a destructive fire and removed a fence which would have impeded a contemplated charge.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Sergeant) Company E, 29th Massachusetts Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Plympton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts

Citation

Voluntarily advanced under a destructive fire and removed a fence which would have impeded a contemplated charge.