Age: 29, credited to Brownington, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/7/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. F, 11th VT INF, d/dis 12/4/62 (typhoid pneumonia), Fort Slocum
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Birth: 06/26/1833, Lyndon, VT
Burial: Brownington Center Cemetery, Brownington, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 78024734
Alias?: None noted
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)
Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career
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ObituaryFROM THE 11TH REGIMENT
Mortality of the 1st Vermont Artillery, from the 1st of September, 1862 to the 13th of March,
MR. EDITOR -- Below is a record of all the deaths that have occurred since the time above stated, with the exception of a few cases of varioloid, which have not been sent to us from General Hospital as yet. I will give their names and age, with the disease, and the date of their death.
Simon Wheeler, Battery F., aged 29 years, of typhoid pneumonia -- sent home Dec. 4, 1862
The above is a true record of all that have died in our hospital, as before stated, making in all ninety-three cases in one year and a half. Perhaps some may think this is a pretty large amount of sickness and death in so short of time; and it seems that thus it is. I have been connected with the hospital department all the time, with an exception of a few weeks. We have things very convenient at present, so that the sick are, and can be well taken care of, and I think they do have all done for them that can be for the place.
Yours &C.Lamoille Newsdealer, March 30, 1864
W. J. Cheney
Courtesy of Deanna French.