Maj Arthur Morris

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Maj Arthur Morris

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Death 26 Sep 1892 (aged 48)
Burial Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, USA
Plot Section 12, Lot 353
Memorial ID 89262625 · View Source
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Arthur Morris (died 26 September 1892) was an officer in the United States Army who served as the ninth commander of the Department of Alaska, from March 5, 1877 to June 14, 1877.[1]
Morris was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant of the 4th Artillery Regiment in March 1862. He received two brevets for gallantry and meritorious service at the Battles of White Oak Swamp and Antietam, and was promoted to First Lieutenant in November 1863.
Morris was promoted to Captain in January 1877, and was the last Army officer to command the Department of Alaska. He retired in October 1887, and received a brevet promotion to Major in February 1890. [2]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Morris_(Alaska)

https://archive.org/stream/historicalregist01heitrich#page/726/mode/2up

Commanders of the Military District of Alaska
1 Sep 1870 - 22 Sep 1870 George Keyports Brady (b. 1839 - d. 1899)
23 Sep 1870 - 19 Sep 1871 John Caldwell Tidball (b. 1825 - d. 1906)
20 Sep 1871 - 3 Jan 1872 Harvey A. Allen (b. 1818 - d. 1882)
4 Jan 1872 - 20 Apr 1874 Joseph Stewart (b. 1822 - d. 1904)
21 Apr 1874 - 16 Aug 1874 George B. Rodney (b. 1842 - d. 1927)
17 Aug 1874 - 14 Jun 1876 Joseph B. Campbell (b. 1836? - d. 1891)
15 Jun 1876 - 4 Mar 1877 John Mendenhall (b. 1829 - d. 1892)
5 Mar 1877 - 14 Jun 1877 Arthur Morris (d. 1892)

http://www.worldstatesmen.org/US_states_A-D.html#Alaska

son of General William Walton Morris & Matry Alexander Ritchie
gr son of Lewis Morris & Mary Walton
gr gr son of Lewis Morris & Catharine Staats
gr gr gr son of Lewis Morris & Isabella Graham
gr gr gr gr son Richard Morris & Sarah Polo


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  • Created by: Marilyn W.
  • Added: 28 Apr 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 89262625
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maj Arthur Morris (9 Nov 1843–26 Sep 1892), Find a Grave Memorial no. 89262625, citing Oakland Cemetery, Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Marilyn W. (contributor 47346284) .