|Birth: ||Nov. 20, 1845|
|Death: ||Apr. 18, 1865|
27 MISS INF
Mustered out: underage
3 Dec 1863 re-enlisted
Light Artillery of Point Coupee, LA
Wounded at the Battle of Fort Tyler, died two days later, buried inside the fort.
Sources: "Four Centuries on the Pascagoula" and "History of the Twiggs Rifles" by Robert Wells, 2012
Paragraph from a letter written by Charles Brulard to J. Delmas, father of Morris, May 15, 1865.
The complete letter and 3 others regarding the death of Morris Delmas are available in the Pascagoula MS Public Library Genealogy Department.
"We were separated from him a few hours after he was wounded and taken to station. On our way there we passed by West Point and learned the said intelligence. The ladies of the place had him placed in a coffin and properly buried. We visited his grave and placed a head board with his name and a cross carved on it."
John Baptiste Delmas (1817 - 1908)
Mary Elizabeth Grant Delmas (1822 - 1896)
Olivia E Delmas Foster (1842 - 1928)*
Valentine Delmas (1844 - 1923)*
Morris H Delmas (1845 - 1865)
Mary Harriet Delmas Jonte (1848 - 1906)*
Joseph Carlos Delmas (1849 - 1918)*
Albert Grant Delmas (1851 - 1911)*
John Franklin Delmas (1853 - 1908)*
Charles H Delmas (1855 - 1938)*
Isabella K Delmas (1857 - 1937)*
Irving Paul Delmas (1860 - 1928)*
Fort Tyler Cemetery #1
Plot: No Marker
Created by: Jones
Record added: Jan 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84084159