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John Henry Ellsworth Whitney

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John Henry Ellsworth Whitney

Birth
New York, New York County, New York, USA
Death
20 Nov 1891 (aged 51)
Burial
Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, USA Add to Map
Plot
Lot 19456, Section 153
Memorial ID
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father: Isaac L. Whitney
mother: Mary A. Whitney
Noted as survived by a spouse
Reportedly died of septicemia from a pelvic gunshot wound received in battle, that never did heal.

Was an engraver of wood, born at 94 Suffolk Street, New York.

Married Emily Louisa Calhoun January 2, 1865.

Enlisted April 19, 1861 as a Private in Company B, 9th New York Infantry(Hawkins Zouaves). Promoted to Corporal and on August 1, 1861 was Sergeant.

Wounded in action on September 17, 1862 at the Battle of Antietam. Was still in hospital when Regiment mustered out of service. Was choosen Captain of Company B,1st Regiment of New York State National Guards, which was organized by members of the old Hawkins Zouaves.

In May of 1866 he publish a Volume of 216 pages,entitled "The Hawkins Zouaves (Ninth N.Y.V.) and Their Battles and Marches."
father: Isaac L. Whitney
mother: Mary A. Whitney
Noted as survived by a spouse
Reportedly died of septicemia from a pelvic gunshot wound received in battle, that never did heal.

Was an engraver of wood, born at 94 Suffolk Street, New York.

Married Emily Louisa Calhoun January 2, 1865.

Enlisted April 19, 1861 as a Private in Company B, 9th New York Infantry(Hawkins Zouaves). Promoted to Corporal and on August 1, 1861 was Sergeant.

Wounded in action on September 17, 1862 at the Battle of Antietam. Was still in hospital when Regiment mustered out of service. Was choosen Captain of Company B,1st Regiment of New York State National Guards, which was organized by members of the old Hawkins Zouaves.

In May of 1866 he publish a Volume of 216 pages,entitled "The Hawkins Zouaves (Ninth N.Y.V.) and Their Battles and Marches."


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