Lt John J Whitman

1 August 2020

Lansing, Michigan City Auditor John J Whitman enrolled as First Lieutenant of Company B, 2nd United States Sharpshooters in Detroit in August 1861. He was mortally wounded – his leg “shot off” – at Antietam on 17 September 1862 and died at Keedysville the next day. His photograph contributed to his Findagrave memorial by Brian White, from his collection.

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