Sgt Samuel Morris Letherbury

Sgt Samuel Morris Letherbury

Delaware, USA
Death 18 Jun 1864 (aged 21)
Burial Dover, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 7557983 · View Source
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Son of Samuel Letherbury & Phebe A. Letherbury.

Samuel a 19-year-old mechanic from Dover, DE, when he enlisted Aug. 23, 1862.

A Sgt. with the 4th Delaware Infantry, Company H, Morris was shot in the stomach during the final charge on the Dimmock Line outside of Petersburg, VA on June 18th and died in a field hospital from his wound.

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son of Phebe A. Letherbury & Samuel C. Morris - Delaware, Sgt., Co. H., 4th Regt. Volunteers - died in battle at Petersburg, Virginia

Gravesite Details Since taking this photo in 2003 .... the lettering has faded and is no longer legible.



  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 8 Jun 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7557983
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Samuel Morris Letherbury (27 Jan 1843–18 Jun 1864), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7557983, citing Wesley Methodist Church Cemetery, Dover, Kent County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .