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CMOHS.org - First Lieutenant WHITTIER, EDWARD N., U.S. Army

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WHITTIER, EDWARD N.

Rank: First Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: 5th Battery
Division: Maine Light Artillery
Born: Portland, Maine
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Gorham, Maine
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Place / Date: At Fishers Hill, Va., 22 September 1864
 
 


WHITTIER, EDWARD N. Photo
 
Citation

While acting as assistant adjutant general, Artillery brigade, 6th Army Corps, went over the enemy's works, mounted, with the assaulting column, to gain quicker possession of the guns and to turn them upon the enemy.