Joseph Wheeler, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Joseph Wheeler

Confederate Army general

Date of Birth: 10-Sep-1836

Place of Birth: Augusta, Georgia, United States

Date of Death: 25-Jan-1906

Profession: military personnel, politician

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Joseph Wheeler

  • Joseph "Fighting Joe" Wheeler (September 10, 1836 – January 25, 1906) was an American military commander and politician.
  • He is known for having served both as a cavalry general in the Confederate States Army in the 1860s during the American Civil War, and then as a general in the United States Army during both the Spanish–American War and Philippine–American War near the turn of the twentieth century.
  • For much of the Civil War he served as the senior cavalry general in the Army of Tennessee and fought in most of its battles in the Western Theater. Between the Civil War and the Spanish–American War, Wheeler served multiple terms as a United States Representative from the state of Alabama as a Democrat.

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