Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Jerry Brown Morgan

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History of Doles-Cook Brigade.

Captain J. Brown Morgan was second lieutenant in the LaGrange Light Guards when that company was mustered into service April 26, 1861. On the 8th of May of the same year he was promoted commissary of the Fourth Georgia Regiment, and resigned October 11, 1861. He was then appointed commissary of Colquitt's Brigade with the rank of major. He was a man of much prominence in his county, and a gentleman of refinement who commanded the respect of all with whom he came in contact. His death, which occurred near Atlanta, Ga., in 1884, was sincerely regretted by his
comrades and many admiring friends.

Rosters of Confederate Soldiers of Georgia.

Morgan, Jerry Brown—2d Lieutenant Apr. 26, 1861. Appointed  Commissary Oct. 4, 1861. Resigned Oct. 11, 1861. Appointed  Commissary of Colquitt's Brigade. Surrendered Greensboro,  N. C. Apr. 26,1865. Died near Atlanta, Ga. in 1884.

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