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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) 58 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 42 10 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 29, 1865., [Electronic resource] 12 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Whiting, William Henry Chase 1825- (search)
Whiting, William Henry Chase 1825- Military officer; born in Mississippi about 1825; graduated at West Point in 1845, entered the engineer corps, and in February, 1861, left the National army and entered the Confederate service, as chief engineer with the rank of major, in the Army of the Shenandoah, under Gen. Joseph E. Johnston. He was a brigadier-general in the battle of Bull Run, and was promoted major-general in 1863. He built Fort Fisher, at the mouth of the Cape Fear River, and was in command during both attacks upon it (see Fisher, Fort). He was severely wounded in its defence; was made prisoner by General Terry; and died of his wounds on Governor's Island, New York, March 10, 1865.