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The British observer Arthur Fremantle noted in 1863 that Pendleton "continues to preach whenever he gets a chance. " He suffered from a disorder, cacoethes scribendi, which produced some remarkable facial distortions. The hard-drinking II Shanks II Evans (A3) was described by Lt. William Harris of the 71 st Pennsylvania as "a man of tall, brawny frame and unusual length of limb ... " He had light blue eyes and reddish-brown hair, worn long although thinning on top. His frock coat is cut longer than Longstreet's and worn open at the throat; he wears no sash, and favours a slouch hat for field dress.
As his new department included defenses at Petersburg, Whiting served there for a short time in 1864. However, he failed to get his command into action at Port Walthall Junction, and again rumors of alcohol (and narcotic) abuse spread through the army. Returning to North Carolina, he was severely wounded and captured in the fall of Wilmington (22 February 1865). He was brought to Fort Columbus, on Governor's Island outside New York City, where he died of his wounds on 10 March. He is buried in Oakdale Cemetery, Wilmington, North Carolina.
He was rather gay in disposition with his chums, fond of a glass, and very skillful at poker. He ... " Mter the children's deaths, for which Longstreet was present, he "resumed his command a changed man. He had become very serious and reserved and a consistent member of the Episcopal Church. His 1: Lieutenant-General James Longstreet 2: Bri~a ev. " Mter Fredericksburg (13 December 1862) his command was sent south of the James River, causing him to miss Chancellorsville the following May. Returning, his I Corps was active at Gettysburg on 2 and 3 July 1863, including the charge against the Union center - a move that he bitterly opposed, preferring to slip around the Union right.