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Confederate (CSV)


Watson C. Morgan

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company B, 6th Georgia Infantry on 20 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the legs and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD from 22 October to 4 March 1863. He was exchanged and returned to duty, date not given. He was captured again, at Missionary Ridge, TN on 25 November 1863 and held at Rock Island, IL until transferred for exchange on 15 February 1865.

References & notes

Service information from Henderson.1 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.2 A casualty list for the regiment printed in the Southern Recorder (Milledgeville, GA) on 21 October 1862 had him as killed outright at Sharpsburg.


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 1, pg. 763  [AotW citation 21122]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #5.295  [AotW citation 21124]