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Wheeler, Henry Herbert


Age: 19, credited to Royalton, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 9/3/61, m/i 9/21/61, MSCN, 4th VT INF Band, m/o 8/9/62

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Birth: abt 1842, Bethel, VT
Death: 04/19/1903


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/19/1890, OH; widow Georgianna, 5/12/1903, OH
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: Died in Tiffin, OH


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Musicians of the Fourth Vermont Infantry Regimental Band

Wheeler, Henry Herbert - Musician. (b. Royalton, Vt., 6 Jan, 1842, son of Minot Jr. & Sarah Bigelow (Paige) Wheeler). He enlisted from his hometown at the age of 19 years on 3 Sept., 1861. He was mustered in with the band at Brattleboro, 21 Sept., 1861. He m. 1875, Georgianna Crouse (b. Tiffin, Ohio, Feb. 1856, dau. of Henry & Matilda Crouse). When the 1900 census was taken, Henry and Georgianna were living at 145 Monroe Street in Tiffin (Seneca County) Ohio. He was a real estate agent. They had no children. On 12 July, 1890, Henry applied for an Invalid Pension (App #862637, Cert #649508). His name was on the 1890 pension list of Tiffin living at 117 South Monroe Street. Henry died in Tiffin, Ohio before 1903. Georgianna applied for a Widow's pension at Tiffin, Ohio in 1903 (App # 784355; Cert # 556183). Georgianna and her mother lived together in Tiffin until Matilda's death, 27 Feb., 1916.
Biographical Information
(researched by Linda M. Welch, March, 2008)