Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Charles B. Whitson.

Charles B. Whitson.

Birth: February 24, 1837, Pennsylvania.
Death: March 4 1905.

Wife: Amanda A. Whitson, October 12, 1839- May 14, 1926.

Burial: Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas.

Civil War Veteran.
Illinois Civil War Detail Report.

Name: WHITSON, CHARLES B. Rank: 2LT. Company: H. Unit: 51 IL US INF. Personal Characteristics. Residence: PORT BYRON, ROCK ISLAND CO, IL. Age: 25. Height: 5' 7 3/4. Hair: LIGHT. Eyes: GRAY. Complexion: LIGHT. Marital Status: SINGLE. Occupation: MASON. Nativity: SOMERSET, PA. Service Record. Joined When: JAN 5, 1862. Joined Where: PORT BYRON, IL. Joined By Whom: COL CUMMING. Period: 3 YRS. Muster In: FEB 25, 1862. Muster In Where: IN THE FIELD. Remarks: PROMOTED CAPTAIN, RESIGNED MARCH 18, 1863.

Mr.  Whitson, went by C. B. Whitson, the records shows that from 1871 through 1875 he was in the Grocery business, in the 1880 he was a miner.  In the 1890's through 1905 he was shown to be a clerk.
Add date 1871.

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