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1st Lt. John H. Whitney
Company I
5th New York Infantry
Civil War Period

1st Lt. John H. Whitney
27 years old upon enlistment.
Enlisted on 4/25/1861 at New York City, NY as a 2nd Lieutenant.
On 5/9/1861 he was commissioned into "I" Co. NY 5th Infantry.
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

 

 

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: March 27, 2006
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