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Federal (USV)


Edward W. Morrill

(1827 - 1905)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 33 year old seaman from Newburyport, he enlisted 20 August 1861 in Company C, 19th Massachusetts Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the hip in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds 20 March 1863 at Boston, MA.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines1 and the History.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave. He was a 23 year old mariner when he married Elisabeth A. Cummins (or Cummings) of Rowley, who was then age 23, on 25 July 1847 - from Vital Records of Newburyport, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849 (Vol. II, 1911).




1905; burial in Old Burying Ground, Ipswich, MA


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 433  [AotW citation 17765]

2   Waitt, Ernest Linden (compiler), History of the Nineteenth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865, Salem (MA): The Salem Press Co., 1906, pg. 144  [AotW citation 17766]