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Wheeler, Allen M.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Holland, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/18/61, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. I, 8th VT INF, reen 1/5/64, dsrtd 5/18/64, rtnd 5/10/65, m/o 6/12/65

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1843, Compton, Canada East
Death: 12/07/1922

Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Orleans, VT
Marker/Plot: No_Marker; Plot E, 284, 21' 10"
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 6315096

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/7/1883, VT; widow Emma A., 1/15/1923, VT
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: The only marker in this plot that may belong to this soldier is a small marker with the inscription "FATHER". Died in Saint Johnsbury, VT - 8th Vt. History off-site

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Pleasant View Cemetery, Orleans, VT

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Obituary

Allen M. Wheeler died December 7 at his home, 40 Maple street, following a brief illness of pneumonia. He was 79 years of age and a veteran of the Civil War. The body was taken to Orleans for interment and services held at the home of his daughter. Besides his wife, Mr. Wheeler is survived by two daughters, four brothers, one sister and four grandchildren.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian-Record Dec. 11, 1922
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.