Birth: February 29, 1837.
Death: March 7, 1905.
Wife: Amanda A. Brainard Whitson, ( 1839 - 1926 ).
Children: Non recorded.
Burial: Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County Kansas.
Mr. Whitson had many jobs in Topeka. In 1872 he had a grocery business with M. B. Brainard, it was at 241 Kansas Ave, in 1874 it moved to 221 Kansas Ave. He was also a Clerk, Salesman and Plasterer. He lived most of his life if not all his live on Monroe Street.
Name: WHITSON, CHARLES B. Rank: PRIVATE / CORPORAL Company: D. Unit: 13 IL US INF.
Personal Characteristics. Residence: ROCK ISLAND CO, IL. Age: 24. Height: 5' 7. Hair: LIGHT. Eyes: BLUE. Complexion: LIGHT. Marital Status: SINGLE. Occupation: PLASTERER, Nativity: LYCOMING CO, PA.
Service Record. Joined When: MAY 24, 1861. Joined Where: DIXON, IL. Period: 3 YRS. Muster In: MAY 24, 1861. Muster In Where: DIXON, IL. Remarks: PROMOTED TO 2LT & TRANS TO CAPT WHITSON CO "H" 51 IL INF.
Author. Transferred to the 51st., Infantry Co. H., Mustered in the field on February 25, 1862; Resigned March 18, 1863. Present address Topeka, Kansas.