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Wheeler, Cullen

MILITARY SERVICE

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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VITALS

Birth: abt 1844, Castleton, VT
Death: 10/17/1917

Burial: May be buried in ..., , VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
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Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

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BURIAL:

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Buried in Castleton, VT

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Obituary

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

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