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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

Stone River

Chickamauga

Petersburg

Born Sept 24, 1829

Killed in Action

June 17, 1864

Semper Fidelis

(Always Faithful)

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"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. "

sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/ung_m.html

 

for more on him go to:

books.google.com/books?id=2PSgcaLic-AC&pg=RA1-PA336&a...

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