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R.J. Morgan

R.J. Morgan

Federal (USV)


Robert J Morgan

(c. 1843 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Signal Detachment, Army of the Potomac

Before Antietam

Age 18, from Syracuse, NY he enlisted as a Private in Company A, 3rd Maine Infantry on 4 June 1861. He was detailed to the US Signal Corps in March 1862 and assigned to General Banks in the Valley of Virginia.

On the Campaign

He was with the Signal Detachment on the Maryland Campaign of 1862 and was posted to the Elk Ridge Station by the end of the month.

The rest of the War

He was dropped from the rolls of the 3rd Maine in December 1863; later service not known.

References & notes

His basic service from the State of Maine1 with details from Brown.2 His picture from an October 1862 group photograph taken on Elk Ridge, MD.


c. 1843 in NY


1   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pg. 41  [AotW citation 28672]

2   Brown, J. Willard, The Signal Corps, U.S.A. in the War of the Rebellion, Boston: U.S. Veteran Signal Corps Association, 1896, pp. 229, 837  [AotW citation 28673]