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The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 4: The Cavalry (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 7 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 4 0 Browse Search
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cavalry commander, General P. St. George Cooke, directed the artillery to hold its precarious position, and ordered Captain Whiting, commanding the Fifth United States Cavalry, to charge the advancing infantry. Numbering but two hundred and twen the bridge across the Chickahominy. The artillery was directed to maintain its position, and General Cooke ordered Captain Whiting, commanding the Fifth United States Cavalry, to charge with his troopers. The little force of 220 sabers charged thrch to Brandy Station. A second column composed of Gregg's and Duffie's divisions, with Russell's infantry Major Charles Jarvis Whiting Major (then Captain) Whiting was the man who led the charge of the Fifth United States Cavalry upon the advWhiting was the man who led the charge of the Fifth United States Cavalry upon the advancing Confederate infantry ordered by General Philip St. George Cooke at Gaines' Mill, June 27, 1862. He could entertain no hope of victory. The Confederates were already too near to allow of an effective charge. It was practically a command to
9, 1864. First Lieutenant, Feb. 15, 1865; mustered, Mar. 19, 1865. Mustered out. Oct. 31, 1865. Second Lieutenant, 15th U. S. Infantry, Feb. 23, 1866. First Lieutenant, Apr. 2, 1866. Transferred to 33d Infantry, Sept. 21, 1866. Unassigned, May 3, 1869. Honorably discharged at his own request, Nov. 30, 1870. White, Jonathan Ames. Born in Massachusetts. First Lieutenant, Assistant Surgeon, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 7, 1863. Mustered out, Nov. 22, 1865. Died, Mar. 30, 1885. Whiting, Charles Jarvis. Born in Massachusetts. Cadet, U. S. Military Academy, July 1, 1831, to July 1, 1835. Brevet Second Lieutenant, 2d U. S. Artillery, July 1, 1835. Second Lieutenant, Sept. 10, 1835. Resigned, May 31, 1836. Captain, 2d U. S. Cavalry, Mar. 3, 1855. Transferred to 5th U. S. Cavalry, Aug. 3, 1861. Major, 2d U. S. Cavalry, July 17, 1862. Dismissed, Nov. 5, 1863. Reinstated, Aug. 2, 1866, as Major, 3d U. S. Cavalry, to rank from July 17, 1862. Lieut. Colonel, 6th U. S. Cavalry, M
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2, Index of names of persons. (search)
ite, M. B., 370 White, N. D., 585 White, N. S., 497 White, R. A., 370 White, R. E., 483 White, S. B., 576 White, S. F., 370 White, W. A., 370 White, W. B., 233 White, W. F., 233, 370 White, W. G., 371, 730 White, W. H., 22d Mass. Inf., 371 White, W. H., 1st Battalion Mass. H. A., 371 White, W. V., 391, 483 White, William, Navy, 152 White, William, 35th Mass. Inf., 370 Whitin, C. P., 685 Whitin, L. F., 152 Whitin, Paul, 585 Whiting, Adoniram, 162 Whiting, C. G., 162 Whiting, C. J., 453 Whiting, J. B., 371 Whiting, P. M., 371 Whiting, W. D., 152 Whiting, William, 599 Whiting, William, 731 Whitman, E. B., 453, 565 Whitman, F. M., 500 Whitman, Frank, 391 Whitman, G. A., 371 Whitman, H. H., 573 Whitman, J. B., 371 Whitman, J. F., 152 Whitman, N. D., 371 Whitman, Walt, 731 Whitmarsh, Zachariah, Jr., 152 Whitmore, Benjamin, 152 Whitmore, H. C., 152 Whitmore, John, 152 Whitney, A. C., 154 Whitney, A. D. T., Mrs., 731 Whitney, A. W., 391, 565 Whitn