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Wheeler, Edward L.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Marshfield, VT
Unit(s): 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 1/6/65, m/i 1/10/65, PVT, Co. M, Frontier Cavalry (aka 26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1846, Unknown
Death: 08/05/1915

Burial: Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, WA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 105639237

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Mary A, 7/3/1916, not approved; contesting widow Ella M, 9/25/1916, approved
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: Piper Funeral Home Records documents burial

Webmaster's Note: After the Saint Albans Raid on October 19, 1864, Vermont raised two companies of cavalry to help guard the Canadian border; there were known as Frontier Cavalry, Companies F and M, but technically they were part of the 26th New York Cavalry.


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BURIAL:

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Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, WA

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