Civil War Records of Mason Wheeler

Service

Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E 26th MVI Private; enl. Sept. 9, 1861; must. Oct. 23, 1861; re-enlist. Jan. 1, 1864 must. out Aug. 26, 1865 Concord farmer age 22

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page 60-61 (PDF)

Pension

Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
E 26th MVI Oct. 11, 1890 Invalid 939 372 688 155 Mass.  
April 3, 1907 Widow 866 815 674 435 Mass. Ellen M. Wheeler

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  8 pages (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

Recorded as member no. 89 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1). 

G.A.R. Personal War Sketch

Death

Date February 8, 1907
Place Concord, Mass.
Age 67
Cause Sarcoma
Obituary Concord Enterprise, Feb. 13, 1907
Funeral  
Burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.
Survived by Ellen M. Wheeler

Additional Information

His re-enlistmet credited to Acton is recorded on: Copy of the Tabulated Record of Men who Re-enlisted in the 26th Mass. Vols. about Jan. 1, 1865, and were credited on Acton's quota, none of which have received a Town bounty (broadside, approx. 11.25x13 in., courtesy Brewster Conant).

 

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