Steele, John Whedon
Age: 0, credited to Middlebury, VTVITALS
Birth: 12/21/1835, Middlebury, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Westwood Cemetery, Oberlin, OH
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John Whedon Steele
Rank and Organization: Major and Aide_de_Camp, U.S. Volunteers.
Place and date: Spring Hill, Tenn., 29 Nov 1864.
Entered service at: Ohio.
Born: 21 Dec 1835, Middlebury
Died: 1905, Oberlin, Ohio
Buried: Westwood Cemetery, Oberlin, OH
Date of Issue: 28 Sep 1897.
Citation: During a night attack of the enemy upon the wagon and ammunition train of this officer's corps, he gathered up a force of stragglers and others, assumed command of it, though himself a staff officer, and attacked and dispersed the enemy's forces, thus saving the train.
NARA File Number: S-1515-CB-1864.