Frederick Emerson Wheelock(1840 - 1883)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Sharpshooters
Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a 21 year old farmer living in Shrewsbury when he enlisted as Private on 2 September 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was discharged for wounds on 23 May 1863 at Falmouth, Virginia.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1, with genealogical details from Susan Harnwell and contributors at her superb 15th Massachusetts Infantry site.
|Birth Date: 08/10/1840 Place of Birth: Shrewsbury, MA |
Death Date: 06/11/1883 Death Place: Marlborough, MA
1 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 212 -213 [AotW citation 2726]
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