Folliott Augustus Whitney
Major, United States Army
on March 22, 1842, he served with the 6th United States Infantry. He died
on August 11, 1900 (possibly killed in the Philippine Insurrection, those
around him were), and was buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.
His wife, Hattie Myrick Whitney (June 17, 1859-June
8, 1903), is buried with him.
Major Folliot A. Whitney of the Sixth Infantry died at Manila on the 11th inst. of heart disease. Major Whitney was one of the heroes of the War of Rebellion and was brevetted threetimes, the last as a Major of Volunteers, for gallant and meritorious services during the war.
He was a native of the District of Columbia
and entered the Army on April 25, 1862, as Second Lieutenant of the Second
Maryland Cavalry. He remained in the volunteer army throughout the Civil
War, being honorably mustered out in June 1866, when he was commissioned
in the Regular Army as Second Lieutenant in the Eighth Infantry. He reached
the grade of Major of the Sixth Infantry in June 1898 and served with that
regiment up to the time of his death. He was on recruiting duty in New
york City from October 1, 1897 to November 14, 1899 when he was ordered
to join his regiment in thePhilippines.
WHITNEY, HATTIE M W/O F A