Portrait of Allen Benton Morse, post war, c.1880. Ionia. Enlisted in company B, Sixteenth Infantry, as Sergeant, July 30, 1861, at Ionia, for 3 years, age 22. Mustered Sept. 7, 1861. Commissioned First Lieutenant, company I, Twenty-first Infantry, Dec. 16, 1862. Discharged to accept promotion April 9, 1863. Mustered April 10, 1863. Wounded in action at Mission Ridge, Tenn., resulting in amputation of arm Nov. 25, 1863, while on staff duty as Acting Assistant Adjutant General. Resigned and honorably discharged Sept. 1, 1864. (Descriptive Roll Sixteenth Michigan Volunteers).