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Federal (USV)


Francis E. Morrow

(c. 1835 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Pennsylvania Reserves (1st Rifles)

Before Antietam

A 36 year old lumberman, he mustered into service as Private, Company K, 13th Pennsylvania Reserves on 1 July 1861. He was captured at Mechanicsville, VA on 26 June 1862 and probably exchanged in August to return to duty.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He transferred to Company K, 190th Pennsylvania Infantry on 31 May 1864 and was discharged at the end of his term, date not given.

References & notes

His service from Bucktails 1 and the Card File,2 as Francis C. Merrow, as does Sypher. Bates has him as Francis C. Morrow.


c. 1835


1   Thomson, O. R. Howard, and William H. Rauch, History of the "Bucktails", Kane Rifle Regiment of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps (13th Pennsylvania Reserves, 42nd of the Line), Philadelphia: Electric Printing Co., 1906, pg. 435  [AotW citation 22999]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23000]