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Wheeler, Richard


Age: 19, credited to Hartland, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 8/6/64, m/i 8/6/64, Pvt, Co. H, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65

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Birth: 1845, Pittsfield, VT
Death: 05/26/1896

Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: 27
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 156891008


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/30/1890, 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: None

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Richard D. Wheeler, formerly an officer at the industrial school at Vergennes, died at Essex unction Tuesday.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, May 28, 1896
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.