Age: 18, credited to Castleton, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF, 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/3/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. F, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63; enl 10/23/63, m/i 11/9/63, Pvt, Co. H, 1st VT CAV, tr to Co. B 6/21/65, pow 11/12/64, prld 3/2/65, m/o 8/9/65
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Birth: abt 1844, Castleton, VT
Burial: May be buried in ..., , VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Buried in Castleton, VT
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Barre Daily Times
Cullen J. Wheeler, who died in Fair Haven Oct. 15, was the last of four brothers, all veterans of the Civil war. His father was a veteran of the War of 1812.
Source: Barre Daily Times, Oct. 18, 1917
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.
Fair Haven Era
Cullen J. Wheeler died Monday at the home of William McCrea on Fourth street, where he recently made his home. He was for many years a resident of Castleton Corners and was a member of Post Leavenworth. He was born December 22, 1845. His father was a veteran of the War of 1812 and he is the last of four brothers, all veterans of the Civil war. None months of his army life was passed in Libby prison. He is survived by a sister, Mrs. William Lapan and a granddaughter Miss Hazel Wheeler of Rutland. His funeral Wednesday afternoon was conducted by Rev. J. H. Blackburn. The bearers were L. E. Wood, G. D. Wells, F. H. Shepard, Luman Clogston, Harvey Bishop and J. H. Miner. The burial was in the Castleton cemetery.
The Fair Haven Era, October 18, 1917
Submitted by Heidi McColgan