James S White

BirthJune 3, 1845
DeathApril 29, 1935
CemeteryWyuka (Lincoln)
PostFarragut (Lincoln)
Unit28th Illinois Infantry, Company H

Private James S White

Company H, 28th Illinois Infantry

White was born in Illinois on June 3, 1845. He was residing in Honey Creek (Adams County), Illinois when he enlisted and mustered in the regiment on March 14, 1865. White served 1 year. He was discharged on March 14, 1865 at Brownsville, Texas.

He joined the 28th Illinois Infantry in the final stages of the Civil War. During his enlistment, the regiment was part of the Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely (AL) from March 26, 1865 to April 8, 1865. In addition, the regiment played a role in the occupation of Mobile (AL) on April 12, 1865.

White died on April 29, 1935 at the age of 89 years. He is buried in the Wyuka Cemetery in Lincoln (Lancaster County), Nebraska. White was a member of three Nebraska Posts of the Grand Army of the Republic:

Farragut Post (#25) in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Garfield Post (#80) in Red Cloud, Nebraska.

Logan Post (#135) in Blue Hill, Nebraska.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.