Archive:Civil War Pension File, William Parker Whitney
Civil War Pension File of William Parker Whitney
Mother: Charlotte Whitney
Mother's Applic. # 177452 Cert. # 146227
National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
He is identified as William Parker Whitney, son of Moses and Charlotte (Cromwell) Whitney (Samuel, Ebenezer).
Corporal, Company G, 22nd Maine Infantry
William Whitney enrolled in Company G of the 22nd Maine Infantry at Weston, Aroostook, Co., Maine on 10 September 1862 for a term of nine months. He was mustered into the service on 10 October 1862 at Bangor, Penobscot Co., Maine. He died of chronic diarrhea at Baton Rouge, Louisiana on 1 May 1863.
Charlotte Whitney, mother of William, applied for a mother's pension. She states in her application that William was born 3 March 1841. When he died, he was unmarried and without children. In a document dated 29 October 1874, Charlotte is 55 years old, her husband, Moses Whitney, is 64 years old, and her son, George N. Whitney, who lives with them in Weston, is 24 years old.
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