Charles S. Wainwright, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Charles S. Wainwright

Union Army officer

Date of Birth: 31-Dec-1826

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States

Date of Death: 13-Sep-1907

Profession: military officer, diarist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Charles S. Wainwright

  • Charles Shiels Wainwright (December 31, 1826 – September 13, 1907) was a produce farmer in the state of New York and an artillery officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
  • He played an important role in the defense of Cemetery Hill during the July 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, where his artillery helped repel a Confederate attack.
  • His extensive diary kept during the war is considered to be among the finest such documents from the Civil War period.

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