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Wilder, Daniel F.


Age: 21, credited to Sheldon, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/20/61, m/i 11/19/61, PVT, Co. B, 1st VT CAV, pr CPL 10/31/62, pow, Broad Run, 4/1/63, prld 4/7/63, pr Co. CSSGT, 8/21/63, mwia, 10/11/63, d/wds 12/24/63, Finley Hospital, DC

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Birth: 1841, Unknown
Death: 12/24/1863

Burial: Fish Cemetery, Sheldon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 26631665


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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: None


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Fish Cemetery, Sheldon, VT

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Sergeant Daniel F. Wilder of Sheldon, of Co. B, First Vermont Cavalry Regiment, died at Finley Hospital, Washington, D.C., Dec. 23, 1864 in the 24th year of his age. He was a wounded in the engagement at Brandy Station, October 11th, being the same one in which Capt. W.M. Beaman, of St. Albans, and others were taken prisoner. Sergeant Wilder's body was embalmed and sent home to Sheldon for interment.

Source: Vermont Transcript, March 25, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.