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Federal (USV)


Frederick Emerson Wheelock

(1840 - 1883)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Sharpshooters

Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company

Before Antietam

He was a 21 year old farmer living in Shrewsbury when he enlisted as Private on 2 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds on 23 May 1863 at Falmouth, Virginia.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1, with genealogical details from Susan Harnwell and contributors at her superb 15th Massachusetts Infantry site.


08/10/1840; Shrewsbury, MA


06/11/1883; 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]