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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), William Henry Chase Whiting, Major-General C. S. Army. (search)
y, which cluster like chaplets of laurel around an illustrous soldier, who though not born upon your soil, loved with his whole heart your people and your State, and gave his life for them. William Henry Chase Whiting, the son of Levi and Mary A. Whiting, was born March 22, 1824, at Biloxi, Mississippi. His father, originally from Massachusetts, spent his life as an officer of the U. S. Army, serving forty years, from 1812 to 1853, being at his death Lieutenant-Colonel of the 1st Artillerhe took at once a high stand, maintained it throughout the course, and graduated after four years, July I, 1845, at the head of the class of forty members, and with a higher stand than any officer of the army had ever taken up that period. Cadet Whiting is described briefly, but vividly, a letter from his room-mate, General Fitz John Porter, to the speaker: 119 West 47TH street, New York, April 23, 1895. Capt. C. B. Denson, My Dear Sir: * * * I deeply regret that it is not in my power