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WHEELER, HENRY

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Voluntarily accompanied his commanding officer and assisted in removing the dead and wounded from the field under a heavy fire of artillery and musketry.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Brevet Captain U.S. Volunteers) Company A, 2d Maine Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1861 Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas

Citation

Voluntarily accompanied his commanding officer and assisted in removing the dead and wounded from the field under a heavy fire of artillery and musketry.