Charles Thomas Whitehead(1835 - 1906)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as 2nd Corporal, Company G, 16th Georgia Infantry on 20 July 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action on 25 September 1862 at Burkittsville, MD.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1. Details from family genealogists.
|Birth Date: 9/07/1835 Place of Birth: Jackson County, GA |
Death Date: 2/28/1906 Death Place: Jackson County, GA
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]
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