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HusbandCapt. Walter Goodale Morrill

Born
13 NOV 1840[1]atWilliamsburg, Maine
Resided
1880[2]atDexter, Maine
Resided
1900[3]atPittsfield, Maine
Died
03 MAR 1935[4]atPittsfield, Maine
FatherAaron Hall Morrill
MotherEliza Ann Willard
Married
ABT 1869
Other spouses(1) Rachel S. Carle
(2) in Dexter, Maine, 23 November 1885[5] to Jane M. Collins. Jane M. Collins was b. in Maine, February 1851

WifeAmanda M. Berry

Born
1851[6]atMaine
Father
Mother

Walter G. Morrill earned the Congressional Medal of Honor for bravery in the Civil War. "Learning that an assault was to be made upon the enemy's works by other troops, this officer voluntarily joined the storming party with about 50 men of his regiment, and by his dash and gallantry rendered effective service in the assault." Robert L. Haskell, Yankee Warrior: The Story of a Civil War Hero from Maine (Bangor Publishing, 1993), Source Medium: Book . [7]

Water Morrill of Williamsburg enlisted as a Sergeant on 15 July 1861 at the age of 20 in Company A, 6th Infantry Regiment Maine. He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant, then Captain, then Lieutenant Colonel, all in Company B, 20th Infantry Regiment Maine. He mustered out on 4 June 1865. Historical Data Systems, American Civil War Soldiers (Electronic database at http://www.ancestry.com), Source Medium: Book . [8]


Capt. Walter G. Morrill, recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor.

CHILDREN
NameJames B. Morrill
Born
1872atMaine


FOOTNOTES

[1]Early Town Records of Williamsburg, ME, NEHGS 94 , 250. Early Town Records of Williamsburg, ME, NEHGS 94, Source Medium: Book .

[2]1880 US Census , Dexter ME, p. 527C. Shows Walter G., Wife Amanda, Son Jas. B. 1880 US Census, Source Medium: Book .

[3]1900 US Census , Pittsfield ME. 1900 US Census, Source Medium: Book .

[4]Find A Grave Cemetary Records (Name: Electronic Database: FindAGrave.com;). Find A Grave Cemetary Records (Electronic Database: FindAGrave.com), Source Medium: Book .

[5]Maine 1743-1891 Marriage Index (Name: Electronic database at www.genealogy.com;). Maine 1743-1891 Marriage Index (Electronic database at www.genealogy.com), Source Medium: Book .

[6]Date and place derived from 1870 census. .

[7]Robert L. Haskell, Yankee Warrior: The Story of a Civil War Hero from Maine (Name: Bangor Publishing, 1993;).

[8]Historical Data Systems, American Civil War Soldiers (Name: Electronic database at http://www.ancestry.com;).


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