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Whitney, William C.
Age: 22, credited to Hyde Park, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/11/62, m/i 9/26/62, Pvt, Co. I, 1st VT CAV, m/o 6/21/65
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Birth: abt 1840, Stukely, Canada East
Burial: East Main Street Cemetery, Newport, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/17/1888, VT
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)
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East Main Street Cemetery, Newport, VT
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W. C. Whitney, who has been ill with heart disease for a long time, died April 27. The funeral was attended by the Odd Fellows, Baxter Post, Daughters of Rebekah, and a large number of friends.
Source: Argus and Patriot, May 6, 1891.
W. C. Whitney was buried here last Wednesday, the ceremony being conducted by the Rebecca and Odd Fellows lodge of this place and the lodge from Barton. He was a stirring business man and will be much missed here.
Source: Orleans County Monitor, May 4, 1891.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.