PRIVATE NATHAN SYLVESTER WHEELER

1828 (Easton, CT)? – August 28, 1861 (Frederick, MD); 33 years old
Married to Caroline E. Gilbert (1834-?) on August 12, 1852 in Danbury, CT
Enlisted July 9, 1861
Mustered in July 22, 1861
Unit: 5th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company E

Listed in the 1860 census at 30 years old, married to Caroline, occupation Carriage Maker.

Died August 28, 1861. Officially “died of disease.”


Buried at Antietam National Cemetery, 295 East Main Street, Sharpsburg, MD; Plot 1185. Photo from findagrave.com.


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Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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