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Age: 21, credited to Castleton, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 10/2/61, m/i 10/20/61, Pvt, Co. B, 2nd VT INF, WGNR, m/o 7/15/65
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Birth: 1840, Castleton, VT
Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Castleton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: David & Gayle French
Findagrave Memorial #: 103094920
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/14/1879; widow Sarah, 8/11/1911, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Hillside Cemetery, Castleton, VT
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Death of Nicholas Wheeler.
Castleton Corners, Aug. 9 – Nicholas Wheeler of this place died this morning. He was 71 years old and besides his wife he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Norah Smith of Castleton and Mrs. Jane Jones of Randolph and four sons, George, Dennis, Charles and John, all of Castleton, besides two brothers, Jacob and Cullen Wheeler and one sister, Mrs. William Lapan, all of Castleton. The funeral will be held at the Advent church Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Source: Rutland Daily Herald, August 10, 1911.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.