Medal of Honor: Henry W. Wheeler

2 09 2008

Rank: Private

Organization: Company A, 2nd Maine Infantry

Entered Service: Bangor, ME

Birth: Fort Smith, AR

Date Medal Issued: 5 April 1898

Date of Action: 21 July 1861

Place of Action: Bull Run, VA

Citation: Voluntarily accompanied his commanding officer and assisted in removing the dead and wounded from the field under a heavy fire of artillery and musketry.

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