Amos Jessup Wheeler

Amos Jessup Wheeler
January 6, 1842 – August 30, 1918

Alternate Spelling: Amos J. Wheeler
1860 Residence: Cumberland County, NC

Military Record
February 20, 1862 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
36th North Carolina Regiment, 2nd Company C
also known as 2nd North Carolina Artillery, 2nd Company C
Rank:  Private
May 21, 1862 – Deserted at Fort Fisher, NC
Returned to Duty on an unspecified date
July 19, 1864 – Transferred to
36th North Carolina Regiment, 2nd Company D
also known as 2nd North Carolina Artillery, 2nd Company D
January 15, 1865 – Wounded and Captured at Fort Fisher, NC
Confined at Point Lookout, MD
June 4, 1865 – Released after taking the Oath of Allegiance

Parents
Nathan Wheeler 1787-1865
Elizabeth Giddens 1798-1880

Siblings
Flora Eliza Wheeler 1817-1880
George Washington Wheeler 1820-1887
Owen Wheeler 1822-1865        36th NC 2nd Co C
Margaret Caroline Wheeler 1828
Harriet Wheeler 1833-1914
Lucinda Wheeler 1836-1907
Henry Joseph Wheeler 1838-1862        24th NC Co F

Wife
Elizabeth Ann Smith 1852-1903

Children
Octavious Henry Wheeler 1869-1926
Lillie Anchlie Wheeler 1872-1942

Wife
Annie Neathery 1886-1961

Children
Mattie Belle Wheeler 1905-1922

Burial
Cedar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Tabor Church Road
Fayetteville, NC

Amos Jessup Wheeler Grave

Amos Jessup Wheeler Grave