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General Joe Wheeler #966, UDC

 

 

Annie Early Wheeler Chapter 945, Children of the Confederacy

 

The General Joe Wheeler Chapter 966 is pleased to sponsor the Annie Early Wheeler Chapter 945 of the Children of the Confederacy.

The Chapter was chartered on 31 July 2005 and parents and grandparents are asked to consider membership for the young Confederates in their families.  Membership is open to any child, young lady or young gentleman, from birth to 18 years of age.  Members must be a descendant of a Confederate soldier, sailor or Marine and provide documentation of the ancestor's service and the member's lineage from that ancestor.

For Information, contact Royann Parker, 3rd VP

Annie Early Wheeler was the second of General Wheeler's children.  She was born on 31 July, 1868.  As a young woman, she followed her father (a General of US Volunteers) and her brother to Cuba during the Spanish American War.  She became a nurse and Clara Barton put her in charge of a hospital there.  She was known as the "Angel of Santiago."