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Wheeler, James L.


Age: 25, credited to Danville, VT
Unit(s): 8th NH INF
Service: 8th NH INF

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Birth: 04/06/1836, Danville, VT
Death: 03/25/1915

Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: 856
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/6/1890, 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: Pension index also lists Co. H, 1st NH CAV, but he's not listed in that roster


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Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT

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James Wheeler

James Wheeler, for many years an employee of the Fairbanks company and well-known resident of St. Johnsbury, died March 21, in Willimansett, Mass. He went to that place from St. Johnsbury six years ago to make his home with his only son, Fred Wheeler. Funeral services were held at his son's home and the remains were brought here Friday for burial in Mt. Pleasant cemetery, beside his wife, who died here 21 years ago. Mr. Wheeler was a native of Lyme, N. H. He was a veteran of the Civil War and served for some time as color bearer. Besides his son he leaves two nephews, Perky Shepard of St. Johnsbury and William Wheeler of Lyndonville.

Source: St. Johnsbury Republican, March 31, 1915
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.