James Dada Morgan

James Dada Morgan

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 12 Sep 1896 (aged 86)
Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, USA
Burial Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, USA
Plot Block 11, Lot 60
Memorial ID 5890678 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brigadier General. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, at the start of the Civil War, he was appointed Lieutenant Colonel of the 10th Illinois Infantry Regiment on April 29, 1861. In July 1861, he was promoted Colonel in command of a brigade in the Army of Mississippi and fought at the Battle Corinth. He was promoted Brigadier General in July 1862, commanding the 2nd Division of the Reserve Corps during the Chickamauga Campaign, the siege of Chattanooga and at the Battle of Missionary Ridge. He led his brigade during the Atlanta Campaign and played a prominent part in the Battle of Bentonville in the Carolinas Campaign. Morgan was mustered out of the Union service on March 19, 1865 and was brevetted Major General of US Volunteers for distinguished service.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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