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Whitney, George Henry
Age: 27, credited to Tunbridge, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV, 4th VT INF, 9th VT INF, 12th VT INF
Service: enl 9/25/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. D, 1st VT CAV, dis/dsb 11/19/61; enl 8/22/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. D, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63; enl 8/24/64, cred. Bethel, m/i 8/24/64, Pvt, Co. I, 9th VT INF, tr to Co. D, 4th VT INF, 1/20/65, m/o 5/22/65

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Birth: 12/22/1835, Tunbridge, VT
Death: 10/04/1912

Burial: South View Cemetery, Randolph, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joe Schenkman

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, application date
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

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South View Cemetery, Randolph, VT

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The death of George H. Whitney occurred Friday night at ten o'clock, after many months of suffereing, the last three weeks of which were intense. Mr. Whitney's disease was heart trouble, with hardening of the arteries and for the last week he had not been conscious much of the time. Mr. Whitney had lived in town for many years and was well known here. He is survived by his wife, two sons by a former wife, Edward Whitney and Fred Whitney of Bethel, and three daughters, Mrs. John Hanrahan of White River Junction, Mrs. Floyd Bruce and Mrs. FredPecue of this place. Mr. Whitney was a veteran of the Civil War and was born in Chelsea, November 22, 1839. He enlisted in Tunbridge August 22, 1862, in Company D, 12th Vermont regiment, and at the expiration of his term of service upon being mustered out, re-enlisted at Bethel August 24, 1864, and was mustered in ons ame day in Company I, 9th regiment. Later he was transferred to Company D, 4th Vermont regiment and was mustered out May 22, 1865. The funeral was held Sunday at two o'clock, with interment here.

The Burlington Free Press, October 7, 1912

Courtesy of Heidi McColgan