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VEAZEY, WHEELOCK

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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.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Colonel 16th Vermont Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1863 Brentwood, Coos County, New Hampshire

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.