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Name:Edward Ford Morgan
Affiliation:Class of 1864
Biography & Genealogy:Edward Ford Morgan, Class of 1864: Born- October 9, 1843. Matriculated from Augusta, Georgia. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Drill Master, Richmond spring 1861. Appointed Cadet, Reserve Army Confederate States October 11, 1861. On duty (probably as Drill Master) with 29th Georgia 1861-62. Elected Captain, 8th Georgia Battalion May 4, 1863. Promoted May 13. Appointed Major February 19, 1864 (date of rank February 17). Wounded in action July 22, 1864 at Atlanta, Georgia. 60-day furlough. Paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina May 1, 1865 as Major, consolidated 2nd and 8th Georgia Battalion and 65th Georgia. Died- Unofficial source says died from disease contracted in service January 3, 1869.
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