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Morgan, David Llewellyn

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 0, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 1st MN INF
Service: 1st MN INF, PVT, Co. B, RQM

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VITALS

Birth: 10/31/1846, Boston, MA
Death: 02/12/1929

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: GAR Post 14
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 45254879

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, death date/location
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: Died in St. Petersburg, FL

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Tombstone

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Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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Biography


Morgan, David Llewellyn, Rutland. Superintendent Vermont House of Correction. Born Boston, Mass., Oct. 30, 1846; son of David and Marianne Lincoln (Pierce) Morgan. The family moved to Minneapolis in 1856. Educated in the public schools of Boston and Minneapolis. In 1869 married Mary Elizabeth Sargent of Boston; they had two children, Bertha Marion and Raymond Lincoln (deceased). Came to Rutland 1870; engaged 15 years in the shoe business, and eight years in merchant tailoring; since 1893 has been superintendent of the House of Correction, Rutland. Enlisted at age of 17 as recruit in 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry in March, 1864, serving until close of war; was in the battle of Cold Harbor, Va.; siege of Petersburg, 10 months; battles of Boydton Plank Road, Va.; Hatcher's Run, Va.; and the last campaign ending with Lee's surrender at Appomattox; was promoted to regimental quartermaster sergeant, and commissioned 1st lieutenant just before discharge. Is a Republican; served on Republican committee of Rutland and of Rutland County; was chairman of town committee several years; was trustee of Rutland village; justice of the peace; was judge advocate general Vermont National Guard, and on staff of Governor Prouty; is colonel and chief of staff under Governor Mead. Is a member of the Methodist Church, trustee 38 years, superintendent of Sunday school eight years. Commander of Roberts Post, GAR; has been department inspector and department commander, Department of Vermont, GAR; is member of Knights of Pythias.

Source: Prentiss C. Dodge, editor, Encyclopedia Vermont Biography, Burlington, Vt.: Ullery Publishing Co., 1912, p. 269.

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