White, Charles I.

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Charles I. White was born in Rensselaerville on July 26, 1840, a son of Hiram and Maria White. [1]

Marriage & Children

Military Service

Enlistment Date: 23 Dec 1861
Enlistment Place: Dunkirk, NY
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 5th Heavy Artillery
Company: Company E
Transfer Date: 17 July 1863
Transferred to: Regimental Band
Promotion Date: 17 July 1863
Promotion Rank: Principal musician
Muster Out Date: 10 Feb 1865
Muster Out Place: Harpers Ferry, VA
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 22 to serve 3 years.
Sources Used: Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York; Town and City Registers of the men who served in the Civil War.


Charles died on March 15, 1919 at Sunbury, PA.[2]


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media


  1. Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  2. Civil War Pension Records @ Fold3.com