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Robert H. Feeler

Male Abt. 1825 - 1903

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  • Name  Robert H. Feeler  [1
    • Robert may also have gone under "Henry" as supported in detail by David Fiske in his article noted in this citation. It may also be that Robert's middle name is Henry, which he may have preferred in social circles. [1]
    Born  Abt. 1825  Kinderhook, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Military  5 Jan 1864  New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Civil War Enlistment, Company I, 29th Connecticut Volunteers 
    Military  1864 - 1865  [1
    Civil War Veteran 
    • During 1864, Feeler was with his company, which was stationed first in South Carolina, then in Virginia. From December 1864 to January 1865 he was absent, on detached duty with an ambulance corps. He rejoined his unit the following March, at which time his company was encamped at Chapin Farm in Virginia. By April, Company I had joined the Army of the Potomac near Petersburg, where (according to War Department records) 'it shared in the most memorable campaign which resulted in the fall of Richmond and the surrender of General Lee'

      Feeler became ill in June 1865, and, from then through September, his status was given as 'sick at New Orleans, La.' The 29th had been sent to Texas, and Feeler perhaps became ill on the trip south and never reached Texas. He was discharged from the army on October 23, 1865. [1]
    Military  23 Oct 1865  [1
    Mustered Out 
    Residence  Abt. 1865 - 1903  Reed Tract, Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died  21 Dec 1903 
    Person ID  I1701  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  19 Jan 2016 

    Father  Peter P. Feeler,   b. 10 Jun 1797, Dutchess, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1874 
    Mother  Jane Knapp 
    Married  Y  [2
    Family ID  F465  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S126] New York History Blog, (Reliability: 1), 11 Nov 2014.
      Soldiers? Tales from an Old Cemetery in Oswego County by David Fiske

    2. [S125] Peter P. Feeler, Cleveland Historical Society (Reliability: 1).