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About Joseph Wheaton, Jr.
History Of the Towns Of New Milford And Bridgewater, Connecticut, 1703-1892 Chapter XIV - 1774-1781 The Revolution Camp, 12th February 1780 Phil. B. Bradley, Col. Com'd
"Joseph Wheaton, Jr., was a soldier, and was taken prisoner and suffered all the horrors of imprisonment in New York, where he died. Benjamin Wheaton was taken prisoner with his brother, Joseph,--suffered with him, and died from the effects of the imprisonment. His brother Sylvester went to bring them home, finding them, he carried one out of the City in his arms, then went back for the other, and on his return, found the first brother dead, and the other did not live to reach home."