Civil War Records of Warren R. Wheeler


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

age 21;

died of disease July 5, 1862, Fort St. Philip, La.

MASSCW: 3:94

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): 2 Pages (PDF*)
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page 60-61 (PDF*)


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  x

Grand Army of the Republic



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],
Survived by  

Additional Information

Son of William Wheeler and Eliza Bright.  Brother of Addison B. Wheeler and Everett Wheeler.

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,"

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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