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CMOHS.org - Lieutenant Colonel WHEATON, LOYD, U.S. Army

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WHEATON, LOYD

Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 8th Illinois Infantry
Born: 15 July 1838, Calhoun County, Mich.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Illinois
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Place / Date: At Fort Blakely, Ala., 9 April 1865
 
 


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Citation

Led the right wing of his regiment, and, springing through an embrasure, was the first to enter the enemy's works, against a strong fire of artillery and infantry.