Know Your Medal of Honor Recipients:
Private Charles Veal (US Army) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on September 29, 1864, at Chapins Farm, Virginia. His citation reads:
Seized the national colors after 2 color bearers had been shot down close to the enemy's works, and bore them through the remainder of the battle.
Captain Moses Veale (US Army) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on October 28, 1863, at Wauhatchie, Tennessee. His citation reads:
Gallantry in action manifesting throughout the engagement coolness, zeal, judgment, and courage. His horse was shot from under him and he was hit by 4 enemy bullets.
Colonel Wheelock G. Veazey (US Army) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on July 3, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. His citation reads:
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 first battle.
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