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Federal (USV)


Linus Morse

(1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 89th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

By 1855 he was working on his father's farm in Broome County, NY, and at age 21, on 5 October 1861, he enlisted at Binghamton to serve three years and mustered in as Corporal, Company H, 89th New York Infantry on 11 October.

On the Campaign

He died at Sharpsburg, MD on 17 September 1862, probably killed in action.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1, who lists him also as Liace. He was the son of Oliver and Mahala Morse of Port Crane (now Fenton), NY. Personal details from family genealogists.


09/17/1840; New Salem, MA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


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, for the Year 1901 (Issue 31), pp. 264 - 293  [AotW citation 12466]