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William Garrett Whitney
Birth: Dec. 13, 1840
Allen
Hillsdale County
Michigan, USA
Death: May 7, 1915
Allen
Hillsdale County
Michigan, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal Of Honor Recipient. He served during the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company B, 11th Michigan Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, on September 20, 1863. His citation reads "As the enemy were about to charge, this officer went outside the temporary Union works among the dead and wounded enemy and at great exposure to himself cut off and removed their cartridge boxes, bringing the same within the Union lines, the ammunition being used with good effect in again repulsing the attack." 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Marshall Whitney (1843 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  Jennie May Whitney Parish (1875 - 1912)*
  Frederic W Whitney (1877 - 1960)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Allen Cemetery
Allen
Hillsdale County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Graveaddiction
Record added: Jul 27, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7716277
William Garrett Whitney
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William Garrett Whitney
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William Garrett Whitney
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- Bunny
 Added: Dec. 13, 2015
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- Ceme-Terry Photographer
 Added: Sep. 20, 2015
Thank you for your most valued service to your country. Rest in peace.
- Robert Saulino, Sr.
 Added: May. 7, 2015
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