George Croghan Whatley(1821 - 1862)
Home State: Alabama
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 10th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was from Jacksonville, Calhoun County, Alabama.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Of Co. "G", the Pope Walker Guards of Calhoun County, Captain Whatley was killed in action at Sharpsburg on the 17th.
The remainder of the War:
Originally buried "In the 1st field of Wm. Ruletts [Roulette's] along Lane" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Birth and name data from family tree information posted online by El Duane Whatley. Burial information from Pruett1.
|Birth Date: 01/21/1821 Birth State: GA |
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD
1 Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials , Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010 [AotW citation 4519]
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