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CMOHS.org - Colonel VEAZEY, WHEELOCK G., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

VEAZEY, WHEELOCK G.

Rank: Colonel
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 16th Vermont Infantry
Born: 5 December 1835, Brentwood, N.H.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Springfield, Vt.
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Place / Date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 3 July 1863
 
 


VEAZEY, WHEELOCK G. Photo
 
Citation

Rapidly assembled his regiment and charged the enemy's flank; charged front under heavy fire, and charged and destroyed a Confederate brigade, all this with new troops in their first battle.