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4th Vermont Infantry



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Wheeler, Daniel Davis, age 20, cred. to Cavendish, VT

Service: comn 2LT, Co. C, 4th VVI, 9/3/61 (9/3/61), pr 1LT, Co. D, 4/21/62 (4/21/62), tr to Co. G, 1/18/63, brevet CPT and ADC on staff of Gen. W. T. H. Brooks, commanding 1st Division, 18th A.C., and later cmndng 10th A.C.; wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/3/64; CPT (or MAJ?) and AAG, USV, 12/27/64, on staff of Gen. Ord, commanding 18th A.C.; LTC and AAG, 25th A.C., 5/26/65; brevet COL, 3/65 for gallant and meritorious service during the war; m/o 10/19/66; 1LT, 67; CPT and Assistant Quartermaster, U.S. Army, 7/2/79; Served in Peninsula, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Wilderness and Richmond campaigns (Medal of Honor!)

Born: 7/12/1841, unknown; died 7/27/1916; buried: Fredericksburg Cemetery, Fredericksburg, VA

Kinsman, Charles C., age 21, cred. to Brandon, VT

Service: enl 9/4/61, m/i 9/21/61, 1SGT, Co. E, 4th VVI, comn 2LT, Co. D, 5/15/62 (5/15/62), pr 1LT, 9/23/62 (1/24/63), resigned 4/17/63 born: 4/28/1840, unknown; died 3/5/1903; buried: Evergreen cemetery, Rutland, VT

Quimby, George Washington, age 26, cred. to Barton, VT

Service: comn 1LT, Co. D, 4th VVI, 9/4/61 (9/4/61), pr CPT, 3/20/62 (3/20/62), kia, Fredericksburg, 12/13/62 (more)

Born: 1835, Lyndon, VT; died 12/13/1862; buried: Free Will Baptist cemetery, Lyndon, VT

Pingree, Stephen Morse, age 26, cred. to Stockbridge, VT

Service: comn 1LT, Co. E, 4th VVI, 9/6/61 (9/6/61), pr CPT, Co. K, 4/21/62 (4/21/62), pr MAJ, 11/5/62 (1/24/63), pr LTC, 4/30/64 (5/9/64), m/o 9/30/64 born: 3/21/1835, Salisbury, NH; died 4/19/1892; buried: Hartford Point Cemetery, Hartford, VT

Lillie, Daniel, age 23, cred. to Barnard, VT

Service: comn 2LT, Co. E, 4th VVI, 9/6/61 (9/6/61), pr 1LT, 4/21/62 (4/21/62), pr CPT, Co. I, 8/1/62 (9/29/62), mwia, Wilderness, 5/6/64, d/wds 6/6/64

Born: 1838, unknown; died 6/6/1864; buried: Cherry Hill cemetery, Bethel, VT

Photograph provided by Linda M. Welch, Dartmouth College, courtesy of Josef W. Rokus, National Park Service, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, 2008.