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Description: Death Claims Gen. WheatonDate: June 25 1903
Newspaper published in: Bamberg, SC
Page/Column: Page 1, Column 6
DEATH CLAIMS GEN. WHEATON
Prominent Retired Army Officer
Dies In Washington at Age of Seventy.
Major General Frank Wheaton, U. S. A., retired, died in Washington Thursday, aged 70 years. A widow and two daughters survive him.
General Wheaton had an active military career and in the civil war participated in many battles, notably those in various Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania campaigns. He was promoted to the rank of major general April 2, 1897, and retired a month later.