Solon C. Morgan

Solon C. Morgan

Birth
Danville, Caledonia County, Vermont, USA
Death 31 Jan 1917 (aged 93)
Davenport, Lincoln County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial
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Chandler, Lincoln County, Oklahoma, USA
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Solon C. Morgan, 94 years old, died at the home of his stepson F. A. "Bermuda" Mitchell, near Davenport, on January 31st, 1917....He was born in 1823 at Danville, Vermont, moved to New York State at the age of 17 and grew to manhood there....When the Civil War broke out he enlisted in Company D 11th N.Y. Cavalry, better known as Scott's 900....In 1866 he married Mrs. Mitchell, a war widow, whose home was in Iowa and after her death he lived almost continually with his stepson. He had no children of his own.... 52 Years after he was discharged from the Grand Army of the Republic he went to join them on "Fame's eternal camping ground, where their silent tents are spread, and glory guards with solemn round, the bivouac of the dead."

The Davenport New Era, 15 Feb. 1917

The above contributed by #46954396 9/5/14



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  • Created by: Heartland Volunteer
  • Added: 4 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46334545
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Solon C. Morgan (24 May 1823–31 Jan 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46334545, citing New Zion Cemetery, Chandler, Lincoln County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Heartland Volunteer (contributor 47187211) .