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WHEELER, Edwin W.

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Waterford, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 29. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 25 Oct 1861 at Waterford and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 2 Dec 1861. Corporal. Absent from the Company, serving as a butcher with Captain Fourke on 1 Sep 1863. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 28 Nov 1863. Wounded at Resaca, Georgia, 14 May 1864. Mustered out with Company. on 1 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p42) (Buslett p431) (Meeker)

WHEETER, John S.

IL 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois. Born in Goteberg, Sweden. Civil War: Age 25. Laborer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 24 May 1861 at Freeport and mustered there the same day. Private. Killed 6 Apr 1862 in the battle of Pittsberg Landing, Tennessee. Sources: (ILSA reel one p31)