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Wheeler, John D.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Castleton, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF, 1st US Vet Corps
Service: enl 10/16/61, m/i 10/20/61, Pvt, Co. B, 2nd VT INF, m/o 10/18/64; enl 2/20/65, Hancock's 1st A.C., Co. C, 4th Regt, m/o 2/20/66

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VITALS

Birth: 1839, Castleton, VT
Death: 04/07/1906

Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Castleton, VT
Marker/Plot: 360
Gravestone researcher/photographer: David & Gayle French
Findagrave Memorial #: 145134283

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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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Hillside Cemetery, Castleton, VT

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John D. Wheeler

April 12, 1906

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger

Death at Soldiers Home

John D. Wheeler died in the Vermont soldiers home hospital, Bennington, Monday night, April 9, after a long illness. He was admitted to the home from Castleton. He was one of five brothers who served during the Rebellion in Co. B, 2nd Vt., Vols, and of these brothers, three are living, one of them being at the home now. He was one of the charter members of Castleton Post, G.A.R., under whose auspices the funeral was held.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.

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