Owen Wheeler

Owen Wheeler
April 15, 1822 – May 3, 1865

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 from 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 – Captured at Fort Fisher, NC
Confined at Elmira, NY
May 3, 1865 – Died of pneumonia at Elmira, NY

Parents
Nathan Wheeler 1787-1865
Elizabeth Giddens 1798-1880

Siblings
Flora Eliza Wheeler 1817-1880
George Washington Wheeler 1820-1887
Margaret Caroline Wheeler 1828
Harriet Wheeler 1833-1914
Lucinda Wheeler 1836-1907
Henry Joseph Wheeler 1838-1862        24th NC Co F
Amos Jessup Wheeler 1842-1918        36th NC 2nd Co C

Wife
Margaret Hall 1835

Children
Haywood Henderson Wheeler 1854-1921
Susan Wheeler 1858-1896
Mary E. Wheeler 1860-1920

Burial
Woodlawn National Cemetery
Grave #2748
Elmira, New York

Owen Wheeler Grave

Owen Wheeler Grave