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 Wheelock Graves Veazey

Wheelock Graves Veazey

Birth
Brentwood, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 22 Mar 1898 (aged 62)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 2, Site 1026
Memorial ID 12953 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Awarded the CMOH while Colonel and commander of the 16th Vermont Infantry at the Battle of Gettysburg. He assembled his regiment (who had never been in combat before) during Pickett's Charge, and charged into a Confederate brigade, which the Vermonters repulsed with great enemy losses (July 3, 1863).

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  • Added: 12 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12953
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wheelock Graves Veazey (5 Dec 1835–22 Mar 1898), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12953, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .