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PETER WHEELER was born in Washington county, New York, and was by occupation a farmer; he enlisted July 30th, 1862, aged eighteen years, and was in the following battles : Harper's Ferry, Gettysburg, Auburn Ford and Bristow Station ; he was mortally wounded in action at Bristow Station, Virginia, October 14th, 1863, and died of wounds received in action, at Alexandria, Virginia, October 20th, 1863. Co. F, 126th Regiment Infantry New York, Disaster, struggle, triumph. Dedicated to the 126th Regiment of New York State Volunteers, 1870