Theodore White was born in Rensselaerville, Albany County, NY in about 1846.
Marriage & Children
At about 1870 he married Sophie _____ who was born in NY of German parents at about 1847. They had one known child, Millie White who was born in Albany at about 1873.
Theodore was a clerk before he served in the 7th Heavy Artillery Regiment.
|Enlistment Date:||25 Jan 1864|
|Enlistment Place:||Albany, New York|
|State Served:||New York|
|Regiment:||7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery|
|Promotion Date:||17 Feb 1864|
|Promotion Rank:||Full Corporal|
|Wounded on:||3 Jun 1864|
|Wounded at:||Cold Harbor, VA|
|Transferred Date:||2 May 1865|
|Transferred to:||3rd Infantry, VRC|
|Muster Out Date:||28 Aug 1865|
|Muster Out Place:||Brattleboro, VT|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 18. Wounded in the throat on June 3, 1864 at Cold Harbor.
Born in Rensselaerville NY Age: 18years Occupation: Clerk Eyes: Brown Hair: Brown Complexion: Light 5'9" tall.
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of NY for the year 1898; Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998|
He died in 1908,his widow, Sophy, received her pension for his Civil War service on January 8, 1908, in MA.
Additional Research Notes
Theodore White appears on the 1890 Veterans census for the city of Albany.
- Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998
- NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases
- Civil War Pension Records @ Fold3.com