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L.M. Whetstone, Jr.

L.M. Whetstone, Jr.

Confederate (CSV)

Private

Louis Myers Whetstone, Jr.

(1838 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a 23 year old married farmer when he enlisted in Company G, 6th Alabama Infantry, on 1 March 1862 in Autaugaville Al. He was absent, sick in May and June, but with his Company in action at Malvern Hill, VA on 2 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 14 September 1862 on South Mountain.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1, and from roster data as compiled by James D. Allen on his Regimental site. Details from family genealogists. His picture from a group photo (with brothers John and J.D, brother in law S.H. McNeil) posted online by John K. Brown, Jr.

Birth

08/30/1838; Autauga County, AL

Death

09/14/1862 near Boonsboro, MD; burial in Dutch Bend Cemetery, Autauga County, AL

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15812]