Civil War Records of J. Francis Whitney


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
I 5th MVI (100 days) Musician; enl. July 13, 1864; must. July 19, 1864 must. out Nov. 16, 1864 Stow packer age 21
MASSCW, 1:364

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
I 5th MVI June 23, 1907 Invalid 1 364 583 1 137 998 Mass.  

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  5 pages (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

Isaac Davis Post No. 138, Acton, Massachusetts (Sargent, Grand Army of the Republic: 426).


Date October 25, 1923
Obituary Somerville Journal, November 2, 1923
Survived by  

Additional Information

James F. Whitney was born October 23, 1842 at Albany, New York. He married Emma Frances Chamberlain on October 24, 1874 at Cedar Falls, IA. His wife died January 4, 1894. From 1889-1891 he was a resident of Stow, Mass.; and from 1891 to at least 1912, a resident of Somerville, Mass. (source: pension file)


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