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John G Whitney
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Birth: Apr., 1829
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 29, 1904
Marion
Grant County
Indiana, USA

On 19 Nov 1862 John G. Whitney, a sailor, mustered into service with the 1st Company Massachusetts Sharpshooters, being credited to the quota of Boston, Massachusetts. He was 33 years and 7 months old.

He served in the 1st MA Sharpshooters under the alias of "John Arnott," according to his pension file.

On 25 Apr 1863 John ended military service with the 1st Massachusetts Sharpshooters at Falmouth, Stafford County, Virginia, being discharged for disability.

On 27 Oct 1888, John was admitted, from Illinois, to the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (Northwestern Branch), Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.

In 1888 At the time of his entry into the Soldiers' Home, he gave his next-of-kin as:
Mrs. Amelia (Whitney) Fuller, b. ca 1825 in New York, who married Russell Fuller before 1850, (he b. ca. 1821 in Ohio), and they later lived in Willoughby, Lake County, OH.

In the following years, John lived in different Soldiers' homes in Virginia, where he applied for his pension, and Wisconsin, returning eventually to Indiana.

John died on 29 Jan 1904 at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Marion, Indiana, unmarried. He was 74 years and 9 months old.
 
 
Burial:
Marion National Cemetery
Marion
Grant County
Indiana, USA
Plot: 1, 1015 R7
 
Maintained by: DaurRegt
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 2865447
John G Whitney
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John G Whitney
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