of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
VEAZEY, WHEELOCK G.
Rank and Organization: Colonel, 16th Vermont Infantry. Place and Date: At
Gettysburg, Pa., 3 July 1863. Entered Service At: Springfield, Vt. Born: 5
December 1835, Brentwood, N.H. Date Of Issue: 8 September 1891.
Rapidly assembled his regiment and charged the enemy's flank; charged front under heavy
fire, and charged and destroyed a Confederate brigade, all this with new troops in their
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