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29th North Carolina Infantry (CSA)
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Name: John Henry WheelerRank: Private Company: B

Co. B was raised in Yancey County July 3, 1861 J.H. Wheeler (son of Rev. John Wheeler and Rhoda Ray) was part Cherokee Indian (of the Red Paint Clan). On May 12, 1863 the 29th and 39th NC were transferred to Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's army in Mississippi. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Evander McNair's Brigade of Maj. Gen. Samuel G. French's Division (organized 21 June 1863), Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief (Vicksburg), Department of the West and was commanded by Lt. Col. William B. Creasman. Lt. Col. Creasman was placed in charge of the defenses of Yazoo City, MS. These troops evacuated the city on 13 July 1863. J. H. Wheeler was possibly promoted to Lt. sometime around Sept 19 and 20, 1863 at the battle of Chickamauga where the 29th lost 80 men killed and wounded and 30 missing. He survived the war, married Sarah Duncan, and had several children, among them my GGF William Owen Wheeler (who lived and is buried in Erwin, TN) John H. Wheeler is buried on Mt. Mitchell in NC

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