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Wheelock, John E.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Milton, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF, 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/6/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. D, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63; enl 3/15/65, m/i 3/15/65, Pvt, Co. F, 8th VT INF, m/o 6/28/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1841, Unknown
Death: 01/11/1918

Burial: Village Cemetery, Milton, VT
Marker/Plot: 6
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 16658958

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: 13th VT INF, off-site
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: 13th Vt. History off-site

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BURIAL:

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Village Cemetery, Milton, VT

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Obituary

SOLDIER, LAWYER, TEACHER.

MILTON, JAN. 12 --- John E. Wheelock died at the home of his son, Ruel, in Colchester yesterday, aged 77 years.

Mr. Wheelock was one of the Civil War veterans who enlisted from Milton. He peacticed law in Milton for many years, and later was principal of Milton High School for several years. He held nearly all the town offices, and represented Milton in the legislature in 1888. He leaves two sons, Wilder and Ruel, and three grandchildren. The funeral will be held Monday at 1 o’clock from the home of his son, Ruel Wheelock, of Colchester.

Source: Barre Daily Times, Jan. 12, 1918
Courtesy of Deanna French

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