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Federal (USV)


William Morgan

(c. 1835 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 111th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 26 year old farmer, he enlisted on 11 December 1861 in Spring, PA and mustered into service as Private, Company H, 111th Pennsylvania Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was present in action with his Company at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was captured while on picket at Harpers Ferry, VA, and returned to duty, dates not given. He was in action again at Chancellorsville, VA, Gettysburg, PA, and Wauhatchie, TN. He reenlisted on 19 December 1863. He was absent, sick when his Company mustered out on 19 July 1865.

References & notes

Basic service information from Bates.1 Further details from the Company H Descriptive Book in the US National Archives, transcribed and provided by Patrick Knierman.


c. 1835; Collins, NY


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. III, pg. 1050  [AotW citation 21706]