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Thomas Plunkett

  • Birth 1841 Ireland
  • Death 10 Mar 1885 Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Plot Section 43, Lot 2501
  • Memorial ID 8201770

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company E, 21st Massachusetts Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on December 11, 1862 at Fredericksburg, Virginia. His citation reads "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."

Bio by: Don Morfe

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 22 Dec 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8201770
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Plunkett (1841–10 Mar 1885), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8201770, citing Hope Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .