Morris Welch(1834 - 1863)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 108th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A harness-maker before the War, he enlisted as Sergeant in Company F, 108th New York Infantry in July 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was killed in action on 3 July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA. Buried originally on the battlefield, reinterred in Churchville, NY.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1, which lists him as Maurice Welch. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the Report and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW.
|Place of Birth: Riga, NY |
Death Date: 07/03/1863 Death Place: Gettysburg, PA Burial Place: Churchville, NY
1 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 34 (for the year 1903) [AotW citation 9160]
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