WHEETER, John S.

IL 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois. Born in Goteberg, Sweden. Civil War: Age 25. Laborer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 24 May 1861 at Freeport and mustered there the same day. Private. Killed 6 Apr 1862 in the battle of Pittsberg Landing, Tennessee. Sources: (ILSA reel one p31)

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