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WHIPPLE, Alfred H.

WI 15th Inf Staff. Civil War: Officer. Commissioned 4 Aug 1861. Second Assistant Surgeon. Stayed behind in Nashville, Tennessee, because of his own illness. Resigned 26 Nov 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 78-1; red book vol 20 p2) (Buslett p329)

WHITCOMB, Henry J.

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Waterford, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 42. Married. Enlisted for three years at Waterford on 12 Nov 1861 and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 2 Dec 1861. Private. Company Musician. Became unfit for service and was discharged from Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 24 May 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p50) (Buslett p431) (Meeker)

WHITE, Jacob

IA 21st Inf Co D. Residence: Elkader, Iowa. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 29. Enlisted 13 Aug 1862. Mustered 22 Aug 1862. Private. Died of disease on 31 Jul 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Sources: (ISW-III cd p113)

WHITE, James C.

IL 8th Cav Co M. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 26. Gray eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’11½”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Jan 1864 at Chicago and mustered there on 31 Jan 1864. Private. He was a prisoner of war, and when he was mustered out with his company on 17 Jul 1865 at Benton Barracks, Missouri, no discharge was furnished him. Sources: (ILSA reel 14 p162)

WHITTLESON, William O.

WI 12th Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 28. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7¾”. Enrolled for one year on 7 Oct 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, as a substitute for John H. Springer of Decora, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Joined the 12th Regiment at Goldsboro, North Carolina. “Was never in an engagement.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-13; red book vol 17, p180) “Wettleson, William”