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Wheeler, Cullen J.
Age: 18, credited to Castleton, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF, 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/3/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. F, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63; enl 10/23/63, m/i 11/9/63, Pvt, Co. H, 1st VT CAV, tr to Co. B 6/21/65, pow 11/12/64, prld 3/2/65, m/o 8/9/65
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Birth: abt 1844, Castleton, VT
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/16/1888, VT
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)
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Cullen J. Wheeler, who died in Fair Haven Oct.15, was the last of four brothers, all veterans of the Civil war. His father was a veteran of the War of 1812.
Source: Barre Times, Oct. 18, 1917
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.
Death of Cullen J. Wheeler
Cullen J Wheeler, whose death occurred at Fair Haven Monday, was well known in Castleton having been a resident of Castleton Corners and a member of the Grand Army post. The funeral will be held at his late home at Fair Haven this afternoon at 2 o'clock and burial will be at Castleton cemetery. Cullen J. Wheeler was born December 22, 1845, and he was the last of four brothers, all veterans of the Civil war. His father was a veteran of the war of 1812. He is survived by his sister, Mrs. William Lapan and by a grandchild, Miss Hazel Wheeler of Rutland. During his army life he was in Libby prison nine months.
Rutland Daily Herald, Rutland, VT, October 17, 1917
Submitted by Heidi McColgan