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William Denison Whipple
Birth: Aug. 2, 1826
Madison County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 1902
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Civil War Union Major General. Born in Nelson, New York, he graduated from West Point US Military academy in 1851 and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the 3rd Infantry. He participated in the expedition against the Apache in 1857, the Navajo expedition of 1858 and the defense of Fort Defiance in 1860. At the start of the Civil War, he was a Captain and was present at the Battle of Bull Run. Promoted Lieutenant Colonel in 1862, he was assigned to the 8th Army Corps, as chief of staff to General Cadwallader. In July 1863, he was appointed Brigadier General and was in actions at Chattanooga, the Siege of Atlanta, the Battles of Missionary Ridge, Resaca, Kenesaw Mountain and Nashville. For meritorious service, he was brevetted Major General in the Regular Army on March 13, 1865. After the war, he served as Assistant Adjutant General before retiring after a distinguished military career of forty years. He died of pneumonia at the age of 76. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Jeremiah Whipple (1800 - 1869)
  Jerusha Murdock Whipple (1800 - 1878)
  Caroline Mary Cook Whipple (____ - 1896)*
  Marion Dennison Whipple Deering (1857 - 1943)*
  Herbert Sydney Whipple (1861 - 1923)*
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Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1, Lot 137, Grid O-3,
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Record added: Oct 01, 1999
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Thank you for your service ...."Preserving the memories so others will remember...."
- John Michael
 Added: May. 8, 2016
General Whipple thank you for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 2, 2016
Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Jul. 10, 2014
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