Receipt for ball cartridges for Henry A. Morrow by William Speed dated April 14, 1863.
Military Service Note
Morrow, Henry A. Detroit. Entered service in Twenty-fourth Infantry at organization as Colonel, Aug. 15, 1862, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 33. Commissioned Aug. 15, 1862. Mustered Aug. 15, 1862. Wounded in action at Gettysburg, Pa., July 1, 1863. Wounded in action May 5, 1864. Brevet Brigadier General, U.S. Volunteers, Aug. 1, 1864, for gallant and distinguished service during the campaign before Richmond, Va. Wounded in action at Petersburg, Va., Feb. 6, 1865. Discharged at Detroit, Mich. July 19, 1865. Brevet Major General, U.S. Volunteers, March 13, 1865, for distinguished and conspicuous gallantry and for good conduct before Petersburg, Va. Lieutenant Colonel, Thirty-sixth U.S. Infantry, July 28, 1866. Transferred to Thirteenth Infantry, March 15, 1869. Colonel, Twenty-first Infantry, April 27, 1879. Brevet Colonel March 2, 1867, for gallant and meritorious service in the battle of Hatcher's Run, Va., Feb. 6, 1865. Died Jan. 31, 1891. Speed, William J. Entered service in company D, Twenty-fourth Infantry, at organization, as Second Lieutenant, July 23, 1862, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 30. Mustered July 23, 1862. Commissioned Captain July 26, 1862. Mustered Aug. 13, 1862. Killed in action at Gettysburg, Pa., July 1, 1863.
Add tags for MS 68-85: Twenty-Fourth Michigan Volunteers, Co. D, Letters, Clothing Distribution List, and Clothing Receipts 1863-04-14 Receipt for Ball Cartridges for Henry A. Morrow by William J. Speed.