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Chatham Roberdeau Wheat
Major Chatham Roberdeau Wheat
Major Chatham Roberdeau Wheat
Born April 9, 1826
Died June 27, 1862(1862-06-27) (aged 36)
Battle of Gaines's Mill
Hanover County, Virginia
Resting place Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond, Virginia
Nationality United States
Occupation Lawyer
Military career
Allegiance  United States of America
 Confederate States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
 Confederate States of America Army
Years of service 1846-1848, 1855 (USA)
1861-1862 (CSA)
Rank Union army cpt rank insignia.jpg Captain (USA)
Confederate States of America Major.png Major (CSA)
Unit Louisiana Louisiana Tigers
Battles/wars Mexican War
American Civil War

Chatham Roberdeau Wheat (April 9, 1826 – June 27, 1862) was a captain in the United States Army Volunteers during the Mexican War, Louisiana State Representative, lawyer, mercenary in Cuba, Mexico, and Italy, adventurer, and major in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

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