Whitney, Sidney Edwards
Age: 18, credited to Middlesex, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF, 26th NY CAV
Service: enl 9/8/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. C, 13th VT INF, tr to Co. I, 10/11/62, m/o 7/21/63; enl 1/3/65, m/i 1/10/65, FRON CAV, Co. M, m/o 6/27/65
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Birth: 01/11/1844, Montpelier, VT
Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, KS
Marker/Plot: Section 8 S
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 31514495
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/31/1892, KS
Portrait?: 13th History
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
Remarks: 13th Vt. History off-site
Webmaster's Note: After the Saint Albans Raid on October 19, 1864, Vermont raised two companies of cavalry to help guard the Canadian border; there were known as Frontier Cavalry, Companies F and M, but technically they were part of the 26th New York Cavalry.
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Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, KS
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SIDNEY G. WHITNEY was one of the many whose age was reported as 18. He was a jolly good fellow, who made the best of every hardship and helped to make life easy for all the others. He was also a soldier who did his whole duty and was well liked by all the company. He is now living in Kansas; has made a success in business.
Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 683