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Federal (USV)


John Whitney

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 103rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19 years, he enlisted in New York City to serve three years and mustered in as Private, Company D, 103rd New York Infantry on 31 January 1862.

On the Campaign

He was left on the field wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862 and was supposed to have died there.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. His service from the NY Adjutant General.2


c. 1843


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 4353]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1902, Ser. No. 33, pg. 872  [AotW citation 19767]