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Federal (USV)


Morris Welch

(1834 - 1863)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 108th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

A harness-maker before the War, he enlisted as Sergeant in Company F, 108th New York Infantry in July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was killed in action on 3 July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA. Buried originally on the battlefield, reinterred in Churchville, NY.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1, which lists him as Maurice Welch. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the Report and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW.


1834; Riga, NY


07/03/1863; Gettysburg, PA; burial in Churchville, NY


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 34 (for the year 1903)  [AotW citation 9160]