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D. Morris

D. Morris

Federal (USA)


Dwight Morris

Home State: Connecticut

Command Billet: Brigade Commander

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, II Corps


see his Battle Report

Before Antietam

From Bridgeport, CT, he was the original commander of the 14th Connecticut Infantry as it was organized in August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was the senior Colonel and Brigade commander, all the Regiments being green troops. They were part of the Federal assault on the Confederate positions in the Sunken Road and Roulette Farm midday on September 17th.

The rest of the War

He was honorably discharged for disability 14 August 1863.

More on the Web

Service informmation and the photo above are from the 14th Connecticut Regimental.1


1   Page, Charles D., History of the Fourteenth Regiment, Connecticut Vol. Infantry, Meriden (CT): The Horton Printing Co., 1906, frontpiece  [AotW citation 938]