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George Horace Morgan
Birth: Jan. 1, 1855
Death: Feb. 14, 1948

Colonel, Cavalry, US Army. Medal of Honor recipient. Fought in Indian Wars, Spanish American War, Philippine Insurrection, Mexican Intervention, and World War I. His father, Brigadier General George Nelson Morgan, was commander of the 1st Minnesota Volunteers during the Civil War, and became an American citizen. George Horace Morgan, his first son, graduated from the US Military Academy, Class of 1880. He joined the 9th US Cavalry in Arizona, and in 1882, won the Medal of Honor fighting the Apaches at the Battle of Big Dry Wash, Arizona Territory. He was also wounded there by an Apache marksman, and carried the bullet near his heart for the rest of his life. He met and married Mary "Mollie" Brownson on 1 Nov 1882 in Omaha, Neb. He served in the Spanish American War, Phillippine Insurrection, Mexican Intervention, and World War I. Retiring in 1920, he settled in San Diego, CA, where his wife died in 1924, then moved to Washington, DC where he died when the bullet he received in 1882 moved and struck his heart; he was 93 years old. They had five children, all girls: Mary, Marguerite, Louise, Edith, and Dorothy. The US Army honored him in 1998 by naming Camp Morgan in Bosnia after him. (bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) 
 
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 Parents:
  George Nelson Morgan (1825 - 1866)
  Delia Elizabeth Warner Morgan (1832 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary "Mollie" Brownson Morgan (1863 - 1924)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Morgan Purdon (1883 - 1962)*
  Marguerite Morgan Talbot (1885 - 1954)*
  Louise Brownson Morgan Slayton (1887 - 1915)*
  Edith Morgan Cabell (1894 - 1978)*
  Dorothy Morgan Anderson (1896 - 1987)*
 
 Siblings:
  Louise Erecta Morgan Lovejoy (1853 - 1917)*
  George Horace Morgan (1855 - 1948)
  Francis William "Frank" Morgan (1856 - 1857)*
  Mary Florence Morgan (1863 - 1864)*
  Alfred Sully Morgan (1865 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 3, Lot 2053
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Sep 15, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7869995
George Horace Morgan
Added by: Kit and Morgan Benson
 
George Horace Morgan
Added by: Kit and Morgan Benson
 
George Horace Morgan
Added by: Kit and Morgan Benson
 
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Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Jun. 12, 2014

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 Added: Mar. 9, 2014
Yellow is colour of cavallary!
- Tom A. Hawk
 Added: Jan. 1, 2014
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