Brevet Brigadier General James St. Clair Morton
Brevet Brigadier General
James St. Clair Morton U.S.A
of the Engineer Corps
Promoted for gallant and
meritorious services at
Born Sept 24, 1829
Killed in Action
June 17, 1864
"Name MORTON, James St Clair
Born September 24 1829, Philadelphia PA
Died June 17 1864, Petersburg VA
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1851, civil engineering duty.
War Service June 1862 chief engineer in Army of the Ohio, Stone's River, November 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, chief engineer of the Army of the Cumberland, Chickamauga (w), worked on fortification of Chattanooga and Nashville, engineering duty in Washington, chief engineer of IX Corps, Petersburg (k).
Brevet Promotions Brig. Gen. U.S.A. June 17 1864. "
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