Born in Montpelier, the son of Elias Wakefield and Relief Ormsby Eddy. His occupation was that of a carpenter. While residing in East Montpelier he enlisted on 29 August 1862 as a Musician. Served in Company C, 13th Vermont Infantry and was mustered out on 21 July 1863 at Brattleboro, Vermont.
He married Mary __ and from that union was born James, Nora and Fred.
His brother, William Henry Harrison Wakefield, served in Co. C, 13th Vermont Infantry and Co. E, 17th Vermont Infantry as a Fifer.
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