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Alfred Whiting 13th Virginia, Company K, 11th VA Cav
According to Whiting’s obituary, he was born on Jan. 1, 1824. As an infant, he and his mother were sold to a James Gibson and moved to Frederick County, Virginia.
The website states Whiting died in 1922 and is buried in the Mount Pisgah cemetery, “although there is not” a marker for him.
Whiting died at age 98.
Whiting entered the Army in 1861, Company K, 13th Virginia Infantry, with Brady and they were later transferred to the 11th Virginia Cavalry. Both were captured in 1863 by Federal troops and jailed in Cumberland. While Brady was sent to Camp Chase in Ohio, Whiting was offered conditional release from jail, but refused to take an oath of allegiance “or to remain with the Federals.”