Captain Charles Wheeler Billings - 20th Maine Infantry

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Charles Wheeler Billings

Born: December 13, 1824
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Birthplace: Clinton, Kennebec County, Maine

Father: Abijah Munroe Billings 1797 – 1881
(Buried: Riverview Cemetery, Clinton, Maine)​

Mother: Rhonda Warner 1798 – 1836
(Buried: Riverview Cemetery, Clinton, Maine)​

Wife: Ellen Hunter 1833 – 1924
(Buried: Riverview Cemetery, Clinton, Maine)​

Children:

Isadore Margaret Billings Timberlake 1850 – 1897​
(Buried: Riverview Cemetery, Clinton, Maine)​
Alice Warner Billings 1856 – 1860​
(Buried: Riverview Cemetery, Clinton, Maine)​
Elizabeth W. “Lizzie” Billings 1860 – 1863​
(Buried: Riverview Cemetery, Clinton, Maine)​

Civil War Career:

1862 – 1863: 2nd Lt. Company A, 20th Maine Infantry Regiment​
1863: Captain Company A, 20th Maine Infantry Regiment​
1863: Mortally Wounded in the left knee at Little Round Top​

Died: July 15, 1863

Place of Death: Fifth Corps Hospital, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Age at time of Death: 38 years old

Burial Place: Riverview Cemetery, Clinton, Maine
 
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