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William H. C. Whiting.

1231. Born Mississippi.

Appointed at Large. 1.

Major, engineers, March 29, 1861. Brigadier-General, July 21, 1861. Major-General, February 28, 1863. On General Beauregard's staff in North Carolina and General Joseph E. Johnston's [54] staff in Virginia, 1861. Commanded Bee's Brigade; in 1862 commanded Division in the Army of Northern Virginia; in 1863 defences of Wilmington, N. C.; in June, 1864, commanded division in Virginia under Beauregard; in June, 1864, returned to command District of Cape Fear (headquarters Wilmington, N. C.) Died March 1o, 1865, at Governor's Island, of wounds received at Fort Fisher, N. C.

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