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Federal (USV)


Alfred Watson Morley

(1830 - 1920)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company F, 7th Ohio Infantry (3 months) on 21 April 1861, and for 3 years 19 June 1861. He was wounded in action at Port Republic, VA on 9 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded again, in the leg in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was in action at Chancellorsville, VA in May 1863. He transferred to the 18th Veteran Reserve (Invalid) Corps in December 1863, and mustered out of service 26 June 1864 at Washington, DC.

After the War

He was a carriage maker working in Cleveland, Kirtland, Painesville, and Youngstown, OH as well as Meridian, MS and other places.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilson1, who has a nice post-war photo of him. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.


1830; Kirtland, OH


06/1920; burial in Forest Hill Union Cemetery, Piqua, OH


1   Wilson, Lawrence, and the Historical Committee of the Regimental Association, Itinerary of the Seventh Ohio Infantry 1861-1864, New York: The Neale Publishing Co., 1907, pp. 466, 640, 641  [AotW citation 13067]