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Framed albumen of then Lt Daniel Davis Wheeler of the 4th Vermont Vols. "Daniel D. Wheeler was born 12 July 1841 and was born in Cavendish, Windsor County, Vermont. He fought in multiple battles of the American Civil War with the 4th Vermont Infantry regiment as a First Lieutenant although he reached the rank of Brigadier General.[1] Wheeler spent the last years of his life in Fredericksburg, Virginia and died there on 27 July 1916.[2] He is interred in the City Cemetery where in May, 2012, plaques commemorating his service in the Union Army and his Medal of Honor were installed on his grave."  Daniel Davis WheelerResidence Cavendish VT; Enlisted on 4/21/1862 at Cavendish, VT as a 2nd Lieutenant.On 4/21/1862 he was commissioned into "C" Co. VT 4th Infantry He was discharged for promotion on 6/30/1864On 6/30/1864 he was commissioned into US Volunteers Adjutant Genl Dept He was Mustered Out on 10/19/1866 (Subsequent service in US Army)Promotions:* 1st Lieut 4/21/1862 (As of Co. D)* Capt 6/30/1864 (Captain & Asst Adjutant General)* Major 9/29/1864 by Brevet * Major 12/27/1864 (Major & Asst Adjutant General)* Lt Colonel 5/26/1865 (Lt Colonel & Asst Adjutant General)* Colonel 12/1/1865 by Brevet * Capt 3/2/1867 by Brevet Intra Regimental Company Transfers:* 4/21/1862 from company C to company D * 1/18/1863 from company D to company G Other Information:born 7/12/1841 in Cavendish, VTdied 7/27/1916 in Fredericksburg, VA Buried: Fredericksburg City Cemetery, Fredericksburg, VAMedal of Honor Information:He was awarded the Medal of Honorfor action on 5/3/1863 at Salem Heights, VA.(Distinguished gallantry in battle)Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.: - Roster of Vermont Volunteers During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66 - Deeds of Valor. How our Soldier-heroes won the Medal of Honor - Medal of Honor Recipients 1863-1994 - Heitman: Register of United States Army 1789-1903 - Photo courtesy of Massachusetts Commandery of MOLLUS(c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. @

Albumen Bvt Colonel Daniel D Wheeler 4th Vermont MOH

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