William Wells

William Wells (HM1FHI)

Location: Burlington, VT 05401 Chittenden County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 28.843', W 73° 13.183'

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Brevet Major General U.S. Vols.

1837-1892

First Lieut. Co. C 1st Vermont Cavalry Oct. 14 1861

Captain Co. C Nov. 18 1861

Major Dec. 30 1862

Colonel July 2 1864

Brevet Brigadier General U.S. Vols. Feb. 22 1865

Brevet Major General U.S. Vols.

"For gallant and meritorious services" March 13 1865

Brigadier General U.S. Vols. May 19 1865

Honorably mustered out Jan. 15 1866

Twice wounded and once a prisoner

Awarded medal of honor for "Most distinguished

gallantry at Gettysburg" July 3 1863

Last commander of Sheridan's cavalry corps
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HM NumberHM1FHI
Series This marker is part of the Medal of Honor Recipients series
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Year Placed1914
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 12:32pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 641575 N 4926808
Decimal Degrees44.48071667, -73.21971667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 28.843', W 73° 13.183'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 28' 50.58" N, 73° 13' 10.98" W
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Area Code(s)802
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-398 Battery Park Extension, Burlington VT 05401, US
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