Lewis Allen Morgan(1838 - 1915)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 23 year old merchant from Uniontown, AL when he enlisted as Private on 25 April 1861 in Company D, 4th Alabama Infantry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action at Boonsboro.
The remainder of the War:
Present in action in most engagements at least to the siege of Petersburg in 1864, having been promoted to 2nd Lieutenant 24 March 1863. He was on the staff of General William F. Perry (commanding Law's Brigade) for eighteen months with rank of Captain and aide-de-camp. Surrendered at Appomattox April 1865.
After the War:
He was living in Uniontown at the 1907 Veterans census.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Noted in rolls as "gallant and meritorious".
|Birth Date: 09/23/1838 Place of Birth: near Marion, Perry County, AL |
Death Date: 03/24/1915 Death Place: Uniontown, AL Burial Place: Rosemont Cemetery, Uniontown, AL
1 State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15631]
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