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Wheeler, Edward L.

Age: 18, credited to Marshfield, VT
Unit(s): 26th NY CAV
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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Birth: 1846, Unknown
Death: 08/05/1915

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

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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Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, WA
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and other veterans who may be buried there.


Funeral Today--Edward l. Wheeler, today at 2:30 p. m., from George Pipers.

Tacoma (WA) Times, Aug. 7, 1915
Courtesy of Deanna French