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Capt Charles Kimball Whitney

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Capt Charles Kimball Whitney

Birth
Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death
19 Sep 1862 (aged 54)
Burial
Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID
21864842 View Source

Killed at the Battle at Antietam. Co. A. 59th Infantry out of New York City.

Charles and his twin sister, Elizabeth Richards Whitney, were baptized in Roxbury, Massachusetts on March 29, 1808.

New York Times, October 30, 1862:

Capt. CHARLES K. WHITNEY, of Company A, Fifty-ninth Regiment N.Y. Volunteers, was mortally wounded at the battle of Antietam, on the 17th, and died on the 19th. It is due to the memory of the deceased to say that he vas a brave and energetic officer, having the respect and confidence of his whole regiment -- a devoted patriot, living his life a willing sacrifice on the altar of his country. In private life he was beloved for his manly and amiable qualities of mind and heart, and by his death many hearts are filled with the deepest sorrow.

Killed at the Battle at Antietam. Co. A. 59th Infantry out of New York City.

Charles and his twin sister, Elizabeth Richards Whitney, were baptized in Roxbury, Massachusetts on March 29, 1808.

New York Times, October 30, 1862:

Capt. CHARLES K. WHITNEY, of Company A, Fifty-ninth Regiment N.Y. Volunteers, was mortally wounded at the battle of Antietam, on the 17th, and died on the 19th. It is due to the memory of the deceased to say that he vas a brave and energetic officer, having the respect and confidence of his whole regiment -- a devoted patriot, living his life a willing sacrifice on the altar of his country. In private life he was beloved for his manly and amiable qualities of mind and heart, and by his death many hearts are filled with the deepest sorrow.


Inscription

Capt. Charles K. Whitney, Mar. 16, 1808, killed at Antietum, Sept. 19, 1862.


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