1st Lt. John H. Whitney
5th New York Infantry
Civil War Period
27 years old upon enlistment.
Enlisted on 4/25/1861 at New York City, NY as a
On 5/9/1861 he was commissioned into "I" Co. NY 5th
Promoted to 1st Lt. on 8/17/1861.
Transferred to Company A on 1/15/1862.
Promoted to Capt. and transferred to Co. I on 9/30/1862
He was Mustered Out on 5/14/1863 at New York, NY
Back to 5th Regiment
During the Civil War
New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
March 27, 2006