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QM Sgt James Whitney
5th Heavy Artillery
Civil War

QM Sgt James Whitney
39 years old upon enlistment.
Enlisted on 12/15/1861 at Big Flats, NY as a Private.
On 3/12/1862 he mustered into "C" Co. NY 5th Heavy Artillery
Promoted to Qtr Master Serg on 4/26/1962
Promoted to 2nd Lt. on 10/26/1862
Promoted to 1st Lt. on 12/29/1862
Wounded at Snicker's Gap, VA 7/18/1864
Transferred from Company C to company D on 7/19/1864
He Resigned on 6/5/1865
Other Information:
born in 1823
died in 1899
Buried: Whitney Cemetery, Big Flats Twp., Tioga Co., NY
Wife: Jerusha Grover

 

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