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Edward Miles Heyl
Colonel, United States Army
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Edward Miles Hey of Pennsylvania
Appointed from Pennsylvania, Quartermaster Sergeant and First Sergeant, Company E, 3rd Pennsylvania VOlunteer Cavalry, 12 August 1861
Second Lieutenant, 8 September 1862
First Lieutenant, 1 May 1863
Captain, 2 May 1864
Honorably mustered out on 24 August 1864
First Lieutenant, 9th United States Cavalry, 28 July 1866
Captain, 31 July 1867
Transferred to the 4th United States Cavalry, 31 December 1870
Major, Inspector General, 19 February 1885
Lieutenant Colonel, Inspector General, 22 September 1885
Colonel, Inspector General, 12 February 1889
Breveted Major, 27 February 1890 for gallant service in actions against hostile Indians at the Rio Pecos, Texas, 7 June 1869, the Salt Fork of the Brazos River, Texas, 16 September 1869 and at the South Fork of the Stano River, Texas, 24 September 1869 in which the last action he was severely wounded.
He died on 2 January 1895 and was buried with full military honors in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.

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HEYL, DELPHINE TURNER W/O EDWARD M
DATE OF DEATH: 06/06/1902
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT: SECTION WESTE  SITE LOT 135-
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WIFE OF CH HEYL AND WIDOW OF EM HEYL
COL US ARMY RETD

HEYL, EDWARD M
COL USARMY
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 01/02/1895
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT:   SITE 135A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

EM Heyl Gravesite PHOTO
Photo By M. R. Patterson, October 2002


Posted: 9 October 2002  Updated: 7 March 2003 Updated: 25 July 2003  Updated: 4 September 2004 Updated: 1 March 2006 Updatd: 13 November 2006

EM Heyl Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003