Lt Edward H Morrill

1 April 2019

By the end of the Civil War Edward Harvey Morrill was First Lieutenant and brevet Captain, Company B, 61st Massachusetts Infantry, as seen in this carte-de-visite offered for sale by Jeffrey Kraus at Antique Photographics in 2019.

Morrill had been wounded at Antietam in September 1862 while a 19 year old rookie Sergeant in Company Company G, 35th Massachusetts Infantry. He declined a commission in the 35th Infantry in April 1863 but accepted one in the 61st in September 1864.

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