Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home Resident

George Whalen

Admission Date: March 31, 1887 - age 47

Residence: Hallsville, DeWitt County, Illinois

Birth: (no date) Ireland

Service: Civil War, 26th Illinois Infantry, Co. F, Private

Disability: Wound in left side of the head

Pension: None

Death: Date unknown

Family Members: Hannah Whalen, wife; George Whalen, Jr., son

Doctor: Dr. Wm. E. McClelland

Occupation: Laborer

Notes: Hannah Whalen applied for a widow’s pension in July 1894.  George was buried in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in DeWitt County, Illinois, but there is no date on his stone. 

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