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Pvt Morris H Delmas

  • Birth 20 Nov 1845 Pascagoula, Jackson County, Mississippi, USA
  • Death 18 Apr 1865 West Point, Troup County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial West Point, Troup County, Georgia, USA
  • Plot No Marker
  • Memorial ID 84084159

Twiggs Rifles
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."

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  • Created by: Jones
  • Added: 27 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84084159
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Morris H Delmas (20 Nov 1845–18 Apr 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84084159, citing Fort Tyler Cemetery #1, West Point, Troup County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Jones (contributor 47025267) .