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D. H. Hill, Jr., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 4, North Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 12 0 Browse Search
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s born at Biloxi, Miss., March 22, 1824, of Northern parentage. His father, Levi Whiting, a native of Massachusetts, was for forty years an officer of the United Staunction of Sumner with Keyes. It is related by Major Fairly of his staff that Whiting suggested to General Lee the stratagem of reinforcing Jackson in the valley, tellan while Jackson should move rapidly and strike the Federal flank, and that Whiting volunteered to take his brigade and Hood's and move to Staunton. Thence he rere too valuable in your present place. But it is a remarkable fact that while Whiting was esteemed too valuable at Wilmington for promotion, as soon as the port waswhich all previous artillery fighting in the world's history was child's play, Whiting and Lamb could still rally a little band which repelled the attack of the United States naval troops. Then calling his men to meet another column, Whiting joined in a hand-to-hand fight with the enemy, and fell with two wounds in the act of t
eparatory, it is supposed, to being shipped to Napoleon by means of English blockade-runners. Our troops brought away some six hundred boxes of tobacco and burnt the remainder. We also captured about one hundred prisoners. Death of Major-General Whiting. Major-General Levi Whiting, of the Confederate army, who was captured after being wounded at Fort Fisher, died at Governor's island, New York, on Friday last. He was buried from Trinity Church. The Herald says: He was transfeMajor-General Levi Whiting, of the Confederate army, who was captured after being wounded at Fort Fisher, died at Governor's island, New York, on Friday last. He was buried from Trinity Church. The Herald says: He was transferred from Fort Fisher to Governor's island during the last week in January. He bore his misfortunes with great fortitude, and gained the respect of his captors by his cheerfulness in captivity and illness. He was forty years of age, five feet ten inches in height, of dark complexion and eyes, his hair of the same hue, being tinged with grey. His wife is a native of Smithville, North Carolina. He has a large number of relatives in Connecticut and Maine. Picket fight on the Potomac.
estroyed all the houses on sixty-nine plantations and farms in Prince George county. A raiding party from Grant's army, on Thursday last, visited and destroyed the village of Franklin, on the Norfolk and Seaboard railroad. Death of General Whiting. We learn from the Yankee papers that Major General Levi Whiting, who was wounded and captured at Fort Fisher, died last Friday at Governor's island, New York. His remains were buried from Trinity Church by his relatives and friends, whn sixty-nine plantations and farms in Prince George county. A raiding party from Grant's army, on Thursday last, visited and destroyed the village of Franklin, on the Norfolk and Seaboard railroad. Death of General Whiting. We learn from the Yankee papers that Major General Levi Whiting, who was wounded and captured at Fort Fisher, died last Friday at Governor's island, New York. His remains were buried from Trinity Church by his relatives and friends, who were Northern people.