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WHITMAN, FRANK

whitman frank m

Was among the last to leave the field at Antietam and was instrumental in saving the lives of several of his comrades at the imminent risk of his own. At Spotsylvania was foremost in line in the assault, where he lost a leg.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Sergeant) Company G, 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Woodstock, Maine

Citation

Was among the last to leave the field at Antietam and was instrumental in saving the lives of several of his comrades at the imminent risk of his own. At Spotsylvania was foremost in line in the assault, where he lost a leg.