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Manuscript Document Signed, "W.H. Whitner", 1p. quarto, Head Quarters Forces on Blackwater, Virginia, December 23, 1862, being Special Orders No. 11, and reads "An election will be held today in Capt. S.T. Wright's company Rocket Battery to fill a vacancy of Jr. 2nd Lieut. The election will be superintended by Maj. Boggs commanding 12th Battery Light Artillery. Capt. Samuel T. Wright's Co. Virginia Heavy Artillery, enlisted March 18, 1862 and served as Company C De Gournay's Battalion, known as the 12th Battalion Louisiana Heavy Artillery. For a time Wright's Battery was equipped with rocket launchers. WHITNER, William Henry (1836-1872) born in Anderson. South Carolina, he first was a Captain in the 1st Florida Infantry then served on the staff of Generals Pryor, Michah Jenkins, B.R. Johnson, E.A. Perry, and Hood.
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Auction closed on Saturday, January 18, 2020.
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