Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E||26th MVI||Private; enl. Sept. 9, 1861; must. Oct. 18, 1861||died July 5, 1862||Acton||farmer||
died of disease July 5, 1862, Fort St. Philip, La.
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|Date||July 5, 1862|
|Place||Fort St. Phillip, La.|
|Cause||typhoid fever (source: Acton death register, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," vol. 157, p. 86 [image], AmericanAncestors.org).)|
Warren Rice Wheeler, age 14, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 21) of William and Eliza Wheeler (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 7).
Warren R. Wheeler, age 19, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 48) of William and Rhoda Wheeler ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
The death of Warren R. Wheeler, Soldier in United States Service, is recorded in the 1862/63 annual report for the Town of Acton: 15, 20.
Warren R. Wheeler's name is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "Our Honored Dead."
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