WELLS, WILLIAM - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Major, 1st Vermont Cavalry.
Place and date:   At Gettysburg, Pa., 3 July 1863.

Entered service at:   Waterbury, Vt. Born: 14 December 1837, Waterbury, Vt.

Date of issue:   8 September 1891.

Citation:   Led the second battalion of his regiment in a daring charge.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)