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George W. Morgan Collection


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George W. Morgan Manuscript

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Extent: 1.0 Folders

Arrangement: This collection consists of a manuscript left by George W. Morgan, housed in a folder.

Subjects: Texas - History - Revolution, 1835-1836, United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains a manuscript left behind by Major General George W. Morgan detailing his military service.

Collection Historical Note

George W. Morgan was born September 20, 1820. He enlisted for military service as a Private at the age of 16 in the year 1836. He went on to befriend General Sam Houston, who became something of a mentor to him. Morgan rose through the ranks during his military service, serving in the Texas Revolution, Mexican-American, and Civil War. At the time of his retirement from the service, he reached the rank of Major General. Maj. Gen. Morgan then went on to become a 3-term congressman for Ohio. He passed away on July 26, 1893 at the age 73.

Subject/Index Terms

Texas - History - Revolution, 1835-1836
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865

Administrative Information

Repository: SHSU Special Collections & University Archives

Use Restrictions:

The materials represented in this finding aid have been made available for research, teaching and private use. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these items without prior permission on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies.

Please contact the Newton Gresham Library's Special Collections and University Archives department to request permissions to reproduce materials for any other purpose, or to obtain information regarding the copyright status of a particular digital image, text, audio or video recording.

Preferred Citation: George W. Morgan Collection. SHSU Special Collections, Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.

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Manuscript left behind by George W. Morgan

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