Whitting, Lorenzo

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Birth

Born in Livingstonville, Schoharie on July 22, 1842, a son of John Whitting and Susan Borthwick.[1]

Marriage & Children

Lorenzo was single at the time of his enlistment.[1]

Military Service

Residence: Preston Hollow[2]
Place of Birth: Livingstonville, Schoharie Co., NY[2]
Date of Birth: 22 July 1842[2]
Names of Parents: John (Whitting) and Susan Borthwick[2]
Marital Status: Single[2]
Occupation: Farmer[2]
Term of Enlistment: 9 months[2]
Bounty Received: $50.00[2]
Date of Enlistment: 18 Oct 1862[3]
Enlistment Place: Rensselaerville, New York [3]
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 177th Infantry
Company: Company C
Date of Death: 9 Sep 1863 [3]
Place of Death: Preston Hollow, Albany Co., NY[2]
Place of Burial: Preston Hollow, Albany Co., NY[2]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 21.[3] "Served his time out and returned with his (177th) Regiment to Albany and came to his mother in Preston Hollow then taken sick and died with fever contracted in service therefore was not mustered out with Regt died at Preston Hollow Albany Co. N.Y.and there buried"[2]

Born in Livingstonville, Schoharie County, NY, Age 21 years, Bartender Farmer, Hazel eyes, Light hair, Light complexion, 5'9" tall.[1]

Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War

Death

Died September 9, 1863, aged 21 years, 1 month, and 18 days. He was a member of the 177th New York State Volunteers, per his grave stone, Brookside Cemetery, Preston Hollow.[4]

Obituary

Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War

Served his time out and returned with his (177th) Regiment to Albany and came to his mother in Preston Hollow then taken sick and died with fever contracted in service therefore was not mustered out with Regt died at Preston Hollow Albany Co. N.Y.and there buried


Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Ancestry Military Databases
  4. www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyalbany/cem/Brookside.html Brookside Cemetery, Preston Hollow, recorded by Ann Hanford and her husband.