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Confederate (CSV)

Corporal

Charles Thomas Whitehead

(1835 - 1906)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as 2nd Corporal, Company G, 16th Georgia Infantry on 20 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 25 September 1862 at Burkittsville, MD.

The rest of the War

Exchanged at City Point, VA Dec. 4, 1862. Wounded at Chancellorsville, VA May 3, 1863. Transferred to Co. H, 16th Battalion, Georgia Cavalry and elected 2d Lieutenant Sept. 19, 1863; to Co. H, 18th G Cavalry May 2, 1864. Captured at Fisher's Hill, VA Sept. 22, 1864. Released at Fort Delaware, DE June 17, 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1. Details from family genealogists.

Birth

9/07/1835; Jackson County, GA

Death

2/28/1906 Jackson County, GA

Notes

1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 12229]