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MG William Walton Morris

Ballston Spa, Saratoga County, New York, USA
Death 11 Dec 1865 (aged 64)
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Plot Morris Family Vault
Memorial ID 103119345 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Major General. An 1820 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, he had a 45-year career of service in the United States Army. By the time of the Civil War he was Lieutenant Colonel of the 4th United States Regular Artillery. Promoted to Colonel of the 2nd United States Regular Artillery, he would command Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland, and pass away there while on active duty in December 1865. On June 9, 1862 he was brevetted Brigadier General, US Regular Army for "meritorious services". On December 10, 1865 he was brevetted Major General, US Regular Army for "faithful and meritorious services during the war". He was the grandson of Declaration of Independence signer Lewis Morris.

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  • Originally Created by: Saratoga
  • Added: 5 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103119345
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for MG William Walton Morris (30 Apr 1801–11 Dec 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103119345, citing Saint Ann's Episcopal Church Graveyard, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .