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 George F. Whitney

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George F. Whitney

  • Birth 1842
  • Death 28 Jun 1892 Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
  • Burial Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
  • Memorial ID 35531242

George F. Whitney, veteran, Co I, 16 Conn Inf, Civil War.
Following is action of his unit.

16th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry


Organized at Hartford August 24, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., August 29-31. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Getty's Division, Portsmouth, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to January, 1864. District of Albemarle, N.C., Dept. Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1864. Defences of Newberne, N.C., Dept. Virginia and North Carolina, to January, 1865. Roanoke Island, N.C., Dept. North Carolina, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.-Maryland Campaign September-October, 1862. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Duty in Pleasant Valley, Md., till October 27. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 27-November 17. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863. Moved to Newport News February 6-9, thence to Suffolk March 13. Siege of Suffolk April 12-May 4. Edenton Road April 24. Providence Church Road and Nansemond River May 3. Siege of Suffolk raised May 4. Reconnoissance to the Chickahominy June 9-17. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7. Expedition from White House to South Anna River July 1-7. Moved to Portsmouth, Va. Duty there and at Norfolk till January, 1864. Skirmish at Harrellsville January 20 (Detachment). Moved to Morehead City, thence to Newberne and Plymouth January 24-28. Skirmish at Windsor January 30. Duty at Newberne February 2 to March 20, and at Plymouth, N.C., till April. Siege of Plymouth April 17-20. Captured April 20, and prisoners of war till March, 1865. Those not captured on duty at Newberne and Roanoke Island, N. C., till June, 1865. Mustered out June 24, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 76 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 240 Enlisted men by disease. Total 325.



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  • Created by: Scott Braddy
  • Added: 4 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35531242
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George F. Whitney (1842–28 Jun 1892), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35531242, citing Riverside Cemetery, Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Scott Braddy (contributor 46980257) .