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WHEATON, LOYD

wheaton loyd

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.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel (highest rank: Major General) 8th Illinois Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1865 Penfield, Michigan

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.