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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 12/07/1841 Cavendish, Vermont.   d. 27/07/1916 Fredericksburg, Virginia.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/05/1863 Salem Heights, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Lieutenant in Company G, 4th Vermont Infantry for action on May 3, 1863 at Salem Heights, Virginia. He rose to the rank of Brigadier General in the United States Army post-war.

 

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Distinguished bravery in action where he was wounded and had a horse shot from under him.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: FREDERICKSBURG CEMETERY, FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Daniel Davis Wheeler

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