Item contributed by Museum of African American History, Boston & Nantucket
Whitney Jr. enlisted at age 21 while a student in Cambridge. He became a first Lieutenant for Company G of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment.
Photograph, Carte de visite. Taken by John Whipple in Boston, Massachusetts, ca. 1863/1865. Museum of African American History, Boston and Nantucket, 2011.005.07.View original digital record