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Confederate (CSV)


Levi Godfrey Wheeler

(1839 - 1925)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 22 year old farmer on his father's large place in the Dutch Fork, Lexington District, he enlisted as Private, Company I, 15th South Carolina Infantry, about 1 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

After the War

In 1870 he was back on his father's farm, in what was then called Broad River Township, and was farming with his brothers there to at least 1880 (now called Saluda). He had his own place there in 1900, but was living with his nephew Martin in Saluda in 1910. He was living alone and still listed as a farmer at age 80 in 1920.

References & notes

His service from the Roll 1 and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1860-1920. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


05/28/1839 in SC


01/27/1925; burial in Saint Peters Lutheran Church Cemetery, Chapin, SC


1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Roll of Company I, 15th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24886]